Mary Thomas

Chief Operating Officer
Spartanburg County Foundation

Mary L. Thomas serves as the Chief Operating Officer of The Spartanburg County Foundation where she is responsible for the day to day operations of the organization, and leads the mission, vision and strategies of the Foundation while translating the Foundation’s goals into the overall program of work. Prior to joining the Foundation in 1998, Ms. Thomas was the Executive Director of the Bethlehem Community Center, an inner city ministry that serves women and children in Spartanburg, SC. 

Ms. Thomas is a graduate of Winthrop University, and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in French and Communications. She was an exchange student to France through Lenoir-Rhyne College in 1983 and is a former French teacher in Spartanburg District 7 schools.