Jackson, Tenn. (January 14, 2020) - Lane College is happy to announce the alumnus of the month for January is Ms. Khristal Thomas. Thomas received her B.S. in Biology from Lane College in 2015 and a Masters of Science in Public Policy, Science and Technology Policy at George Mason University in 2019.
Thomas serves as a policy analyst on the NGA Solutions’ Homeland Security & Public Safety team. She focuses on state cybersecurity policy, emergency communications and public safety technology.
Prior to joining NGA, Thomas worked at Oracle Corporation. While there, she held several roles, including Cloud Applications Manager, Business Analyst and Business Development Consultant. Previously, She worked as a temporary research assistant at the CSIS, where she conducted quantitative and qualitative analysis on fifth-generation technology, facial recognition technology and other emerging digital technologies.
She has also worked as a Legislative Strategy Intern for The Software Alliance, where she worked closely with executive leadership on activities that support BSA’s policy goals, corporate positioning, and reputation. Thomas is a member of the DC Chapter Black Women Talk Tech.
Please join us in congratulating Ms. Khristal Thomas.