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Alex Urquhart
Managing Director- MK Illumination Canada West Inc.
October 5, 2022
    

Hooking up with Tom is one of the best decisions you will ever make. His help, guidance, out of the box thinking and general support has been invaluable to me. In this ever-changing world, he is a real asset to have in your team.

Thanks Tom!

Ryan Smith
Chief Executive Officer, 360 Energy Liability Management
October 12, 2021
    

Tom’s ability to take the time to understand the businesses he works with is his greatest strength. Being able to find the right funding source for our business came down to an understanding of the uniqueness of the growth position we were in and the short term need of the business. His patience and understanding here are what led to us finding a solution in the shortest period of time. It is without question that I would recommend his service to other fast growing businesses and those in search of alternative financing.

Chris Davis
Founder of Travelers Acceptance, Allartic & Travelers Investment
May 5, 2021
    

I have known Tom Klausen for a number of years as he worked in our Vancouver and Southern California offices.  He earned his way into management positions quickly due to his work ethic and teaching ability. His enthusiasm was contagious and he quickly created motivated staffs. I would not hesitate to recommend him for any number of positions involving finance.

Indy Panchi
Investment Sales, Oakwyn Realty Downtown Ltd.
February 4, 2021
    

Passion, knowledge, and a genuine interest in achieving the best for clients is what Tom Klausen is about ... seldom do we meet people who aspire to find solutions as expediently.

Candice Hartwell
CPA, CMA, VEER Business Advisors Ltd.
January 11, 2021
    

Fun, collaborative, curious and unwaveringly client-focused, Tom is a true connector who values relationships and “outside the box” solutions.  Entrepreneurs with any finance-related issues would be well-served by his wealth of experience, his broad network, and his unique approach to business issues.

James Richards
Vice President, Northrim Funding Services
January 8, 2021
    

Tom taught me everything I know about factoring and about business development in the asset based world. He cares deeply about small businesses and their owners and is always doing the right thing for each person he comes into contact with.

F. Bruce Sim
Head-Acquisitions, eCapital Corporation
December 7, 2020
    

Tom has many years’ experience in banking and finance, and is uniquely qualified to help companies get the right funding they need, when they need it. He’s well connected, and well respected in financial markets and has both the “know- how”, and “know -who”, required to get things done. Whether it’s a need for working capital, support for an acquisition, Canadian-- US cross border financing, or a recapitalization of the firm, True Viking can be a powerful partner for management and ownership , regardless of industry.

JC Keith
Kommunity Financial
December 3, 2020
    

Tom carries a wealth of financial knowledge with decades of experience helping companies access the working capital they need to grow.  Tom's financial industry knowledge and thorough analysis come in handy but mostly, his genuine interest in people and their businesses is what makes Tom stand out as a commendable financial consultant.

Rajnish Singh
CIBC
November 10, 2020
    

I worked with Tom for over 7 years and he introduced me to the world of alternative financing. Today as a Business Banker, I always think outside the box. I know if we at the bank don’t have a solution for the prospect or client, I know there are other alternative solutions that can. I value and use my learning from Tom. I would not hesitate to refer business prospects who are struggling to True Viking Finance. Tom can help them become bankable.

Pascale Hansen
Money Coach
October 20, 2020
    

I have known and worked with Tom for over ten years and he has my highest recommendation to anyone looking to achieve better financial outcomes. His dedication to clients, business excellence and education sets him apart from most advisors. He has a passion for financing, expert knowledge and a genuine interest in achieving the best for his clients which is what makes him a true professional, financial fiduciary and a trusted advisor.