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About Me

Kim Thomas is President & Chief Executive Officer of the South Carolina Autism Society. Kim joined the organization in 2007, was Director of Service Coordination from 2007-2010, and was Vice President and Chief Programs Officer from 2010-2013. She became President and CEO in February 2013.

Under her current leadership, Kim oversees daily operations of the organization, supervising nearly 40 staff members in four offices throughout South Carolina. Kim focuses on fostering relationships with various state organizations and agencies, as her duties include grant development and managing fund raising and special event activities throughout South Carolina. She sits on several advisory groups among agencies such as the Department of Disabilities and Special Needs, Department of Education, and Vocational Rehabilitation. She is also a member of the ACT Early Team.

Previously, Kim was Independent Facilitator for the SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs and was Service Coordinator for Newberry County Disability and Special Needs Board. She received her Bachelor of Science in Sociology and Bachelor of Science in Pre-Medicine from Lander University.