Most recently, she served as Assistant Deputy Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Human Services. Previously, she was Executive Director of the Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity and Director of the Georgia Secretary of State Corporations Division.

A native of Macon, Georgia, Ms. Thomas received her undergraduate degree from Middle Tennessee State University and Master's in Public Administration from the University of West Georgia. She is a Commissioner on the Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity Advisory Board and member of the Hospitality Ministry at Chapelhill Church in Atlanta.