David A. Thomas

Former President at Morehouse College

David A. Thomas

David A. Thomas

Former President at Morehouse College

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Career Highlights

Morehouse College

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Number of Boards

20

Birthday

1957

Age

64

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President & Chief Executive Officer at American Red Cross

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Professional at The Whitlock Group

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Executive Partner at Flare Capital Management co. LLC

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Managing Partner at Chestnut Securities, Inc.

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Vice President, Corporate Secretary & Chief of Staff at DTE Energy Co.

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Vice President Leg Affairs, General Counsel, CCO & COL Secretary at Morehouse College

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Executive Chairman at DTE Energy Co.

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Trustee-Bwfh at Partners Healthcare System Inc & Affiliates Group Return

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Chairman, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at The Brigham & Women's Hospital, Inc.

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Chairman, Department of Radiology at The Brigham & Women's Hospital, Inc.

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David A. Thomas
Former President at Morehouse College
Education
Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Behavior
Class of 1986

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

Master of Arts in Organizational Psychology
Class of 1981

Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.

Career History
Senior Associate Dean & Director, Faculty Recruiting
1990 - Prior

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Director, Faculty Recruitment
1986 - 1990

The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.

President
2018 - Current

Founded in 1867 and located in Atlanta, Georgia, Morehouse is an academic community dedicated to teaching, scholarship, and service, and the continuing search for truth as a liberating force. As such, the College offers instructional programs in three divisions - business and economics, humanities and social sciences, and science and mathematics.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2013 - Current

DTE Energy Co. operates as a diversified energy company, which engages in the provision of electricity and natural gas sales, distribution and storage services. It operates through the following segments: Electric, Gas, Non-Utility Operations, and Corporate & Other. The Electric segment engages in the generation, purchase, distribution and sale of electricity to residential, commercial and industrial customers in south-eastern Michigan. The Gas segment engages in the purchase, storage, transportation, distribution and sale of natural gas to residential, commercial and industrial customers throughout Michigan and the sale of storage and transportation capacity. The Non-Utility Operations segment engages in gas storage and pipelines, power and industrial projects, and energy trading. The Corporate & Other includes various holding company activities, holds certain non-utility debt, and holds energy-related investments. The company was founded in January 1995 and is headquartered in Detroit, MI.

Director
2008 - Prior

Cambridge Bancorp is a holding company, which engages in the provision of private banking services. It focuses on the wealth management, commercial banking, residential lending, and personal banking services. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Board Member
Tenure Unconfirmed

DTE Energy Ventures invests in high potential early- to mid-stage energy technology companies. They focus on the renewable energy, energy efficiency/environmental and energy storage sectors. Within the renewable energy sector, the firm focuses on the solar, wind, biomass, biofuels and hydro industries. Their interests within the energy efficiency/environmental sector include: SmartGrid, green building, LED, carbon capture, and waste-to-energy. Within the energy storage sector, DTE focuses on advanced battery solutions, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and flywheels. The firm looks for companies in defined and growing markets that have a manageable path to sales and that have limited technology risk. DTE Energy also seeks companies with compelling, defensible technologies and competitive advantages. Management teams should have a clear vision toward commercial success.DTE Energy Ventures targets investments in companies that are at the post-angel investment stage. Typically, companies will have previously raised start-up or seed funding, developed an initial prototype of their technology and begun to assemble their management team.Initial investments range from $1 million to $4 million. DTE invests $5 million to $15 million over the life of an investment as performance milestones are met. The firm generally takes a preferred equity interest in their portfolio companies of less than 20%

Trustee
2019 - Current

Urban Institute is an American nonprofit company located in Washington, DC. The firm provides social and economic policy research services.The company says this about itself: The Urban Institute is the trusted source for unbiased, authoritative insights that inform consequential choices about the well-being of people and places in the United States. A nonprofit research organization, Urban believes decisions shaped by facts, rather than ideology, have the power to improve public policy and practice, strengthen communities, and transform people's lives for the better. Experts diagnose current challenges and look ahead to identify opportunities for change. Urban Institute uses research findings to help stakeholders craft relevant solutions and strategies that address today's concerns and avert tomorrow's roadblocks and share insights in real time with influencers eager to make smarter decisions. For more than 50 years, Urban has collaborated with philanthropists, social services providers, community advocates, businesses, and federal, state, and local leaders to discover, advise, and solve.

Member, Board of Governors
Current

The humanitarian mission of the American Red Cross connects us to people and communities across the nation and around the world. The common bonds of humanity and compassion unite us together, not just in the face of emergencies and disasters, but in helping our neighbors every day. Since being founded by Clara Barton in 1881, the Red Cross has been a consistent lifeline for people when they need us the most. The depth and breadth of our services – whenever and wherever they're called for – is unmatched by any organization in the world.

President, Board of Trustees
Current

Founded in 1867 and located in Atlanta, Georgia, Morehouse is an academic community dedicated to teaching, scholarship, and service, and the continuing search for truth as a liberating force. As such, the College offers instructional programs in three divisions - business and economics, humanities and social sciences, and science and mathematics.

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$250 - $499
2011

Center for Creative Leadership is a non-profit organization, which engages in the provision of leadership and management training services. Its products include facilitator certification, assessments, digital learning, and books and tools. The company was founded by H. Smith Richardson in 1970 and is headquartered in Greensboro, NC.

$250 - $499
2010

Center for Creative Leadership is a non-profit organization, which engages in the provision of leadership and management training services. Its products include facilitator certification, assessments, digital learning, and books and tools. The company was founded by H. Smith Richardson in 1970 and is headquartered in Greensboro, NC.

$100 - $499
2008

Founded in 1867 and located in Atlanta, Georgia, Morehouse is an academic community dedicated to teaching, scholarship, and service, and the continuing search for truth as a liberating force. As such, the College offers instructional programs in three divisions - business and economics, humanities and social sciences, and science and mathematics.

Political Donations
$5
2004

Chief Executive Officer, Treasurer & Director at First Bancorp - North Carolina

$2,000
2004

Former Senator from Massachusetts

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Breaking Through: The Making of Minority Executives in Corporate America

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Leading for Equity

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