Josh Thomas

Regional Advocacy Director, Southeast

Josh Thomas is a Regional Advocacy Director for ExcelinEd. In this role, he works with leaders and policymakers from the southeastern states to promote student-centered solutions focused on educational quality, innovation and opportunity. Josh’s portfolio of states includes Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

Josh is an experienced government affairs and grassroots advocacy professional. His career began with U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander and continued in Kentucky, North Carolina and Tennessee where he oversaw State House campaign efforts. He and his wife live in Nashville and are expecting their first child.