Audrey Thomas

Audrey Thomas

Audrey came to Deborah’s Place as a volunteer in 1985 and joined the staff in 1986. She has held several positions in the organization, including COO, before becoming CEO in 2004. Audrey has over 35 years of experience in the field of human services. She has worked extensively both in direct service and in the development, management and evaluation of human service programs. Audrey earned a Master of Arts degree from DePaul University’s School for New Learning in 2005. In 2008, she completed the Executive Scholar Program through Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Nonprofit Management. Audrey is also a founding member of the Logan Square Cooperative, a limited equity-housing cooperative dedicated to keeping housing affordable in Chicago.