Thomson has worked in financial services for over 30 years, having previously been a director for Brilliant Solutions.
Liz Syms, managing director at Connect Mortgage Club, said: "Kevin is a very well known and respected figure within the mortgage industry and I am delighted to have him here at Connect.
"Having known Kevin for some years, I know exactly what he has to bring to the table. He is personable, vastly experienced and highly knowledgeable in his field.
"With all the right credentials and attributes to take the network and specialist DA services that we offer to the next level."
Thomson said: "I want to focus on creating more national awareness of our innovative services and enhance the Connect proposition in areas that best serve the wider broker community."