Wendy Thomas joined Leadership Tulsa as its Executive Director in January 2002 and was formerly the Executive Director of the Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa. She is a graduate of the University of Tulsa and has a Master’s Degree in Arts Administration from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Wendy is currently President of the boards of the Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa and the national Association of Leadership Programs. She is immediate Past President of Living Arts and Kendall Whittier Main Street. Wendy has previously served on the boards of Clarehouse, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Mayfest, The Tulsa Foundation for Architecture and TulsaNow and has also been an adjunct professor at the University of Tulsa. She is a frequent consultant to area non-profits for board development and strategic planning and lectures frequently about Generations in the Workplace. Wendy received the Women in Communications 2014 Newsmaker Award and was named a Tulsa Business Journal Woman of Distinction in 2011. She has also received a Typros Boomtown Award for her role mentoring young professionals.