Cindy Thomas


BA, Boston College MS, Boston University, Rehabilitation Counseling Certified Rehabilitation Counselor

Cindy Thomas is the director of the ICI. She has extensive experience working with and for individuals with disabilities, providing employment services, training, and technical assistance. Additionally, she has worked with state agencies serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the vocational rehabilitation system, community rehabilitation providers, and the workforce development system. She has served as the principal investigator for multiple federal and state grants and contracts and has presented nationally on employment issues and community inclusion. Currently, she is working on initiatives in the areas of state-level systems change and provider capacity building and transformation. Prior to joining ICI, Cindy worked in several direct service roles. In her community, she has served on the board of directors for several nonprofit organizations, was an elected member of her town’s school board, and currently serves on her town’s Finance Committee.