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As the director of people and culture, Thomas supports the successful expansion of CFT’s Educate Texas team, including identifying and recruiting diverse, exceptional people, and onboarding, developing and growing talent.

Prior to joining CFT, Thomas was senior director of human resources for a Dallas-based non-profit healthcare provider, creating a culture and workplace environment that fostered self-reliant, insightful and engaged leaders and employees. His background in human resources includes leadership and oversight of talent acquisition, performance management, employee relations, employee benefits, HR policy development and implementation, employee engagement, and diversity, equity and inclusion.

Thomas holds an associate degree in general studies from Utah Valley University, a bachelor’s in political science from Brigham Young University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Joined CFT

2022

Favorite Aspect of CFT

"The mission and vision of Educate Texas mean a lot to me, and I am grateful to work with so many talented, mission-driven leaders who are passionate about advancing equity."

Favorite Quote

"The beautiful thing about learning is that nobody can take it away from you."

– BB King