Sonya Thomas

Director of Development


(Posted July 28, 2021)

"Nonprofits are my passion. I look forward to doing good work in our community to ensure Ardmore’s mission is advanced."


As Director of Development, Sonya is responsible for raising funds and awareness through staff engagement and community collaboration.


She has an extensive nonprofit background providing public relations and fundraising support for organizations ranging from food banks, youth, community, and homeless services to healthcare and higher education. In addition, she owned a monthly newspaper and provided consulting support to businesses throughout the Midwest for eight years. 


Prior to her appointment at Ardmore, she was executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Racine and Kenosha Counties in Racine, Wisconsin.

Sonya holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio.