Rolanda Daniel Thomas

Vice President of Operations and Business Development


Rolanda Daniel Thomas

Rolanda Daniel Thomas is vice president of operations and business development for Decide DeKalb. Thomas manages the day-to-day operations of the organization and leads efforts for business attraction, retention and expansion.

Thomas served as managing director of Decide DeKalb, supporting the organization during a national search for its current president. Thomas developed a short-term plan to manage the new organization, led the marketing process to develop a new name and brand identity for the organization and laid the framework for implementing DeKalb’s first economic development plan.

Thomas received a bachelor’s from Agnes Scott College, a master’s from Georgia Institute of Technology, and a master’s from Mercer University. Thomas serves on the DeKalb Chamber’s Economic Development Committee, and is a member of the Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA) and International Economic Development Council (IEDC). She is a member of the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 40 Under 40 class of 2015 and a Leadership DeKalb graduate.

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