With over 20 years of public policy experience including a decade of service on Capitol Hill. Ms. Thomas’ previous professional experience focused on appropriations, defense, energy, healthcare, homeland security, intelligence and transportation policy issues. Ms. Thomas is well known for advising Members of Congress, political leaders and organizations on corporate affairs and communications, investor relations and social impact initiatives. Throughout her career, she has worked extensively in Europe and Asia representing the US Congress before the Congressional Bundestag Energy Exchange in Germany, the Ministry of National Defense of the People’s Republic of China, the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development in France, and the World Health Organization in Belgium to collaborate with industry and association partners, media influencers and government leaders.
When it comes to both transactional and transformational thought leadership, bold thinking, and quality representation at the federal and state level, Ms. Thomas has mastered it and provides great value. Honing a menagerie of emulous skills, she blends adherence to industry best practices, ambition to world class performance, and a pursuit of professional excellence setting the cosmopolitan standard for management of corporate communications far and wide. Ms. Thomas is a member of the Corporate Advisory Council for the Washington Literacy Center and a former member of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundations’ Corporate Advisory Council.
“To be successful in our hyper-connected world, companies must have an integrated approach to strategic communications and the ability to adapt quickly in an unpredictable economic and political landscape,” said ShaShrina. “I look forward to working with CHCI’s dynamic team of thought leaders to ensure message alignment across networks and advance social impact objectives.”