Thomas Black is co-founder and managing partner of Napali Capital, author of “The Passive Income Physician: Surviving a Career Crisis by Expanding Net Worth,” and a board-certified emergency medicine physician. He began his career in real estate overseeing residential mortgage loans at Wells Fargo Financial as an undergraduate. Following graduation from medical school, he began investing in real estate, eventually shifting his focus from single-family to commercial and private equity ventures. To date he has successfully transacted in over ½ a billion dollars in assets and Napali Capital was named #21 on the 2020 INC 5000 list and again to the top INC 500 in 2021.
Thomas is a 13-year veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces having served in the Navy, Army and Air Force. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch and was selected as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society in addition to graduating the honors in research program. He then completed his post-doctoral training in Emergency Medicine at Indiana University and went on to complete an MBA at the University of Tennessee and Harvard Business School’s private equity and real estate program. He continues to practice emergency medicine in the North Texas region and is the President of the Baylor Scott and White Emergency Physician Group.