George Thomas

Founder & President

George, Lead Visionary, Founder and President

George Thomas is the Founder and President of the Education Equal Opportunity Group (EEOG), a 501c(3) organization. The EEOG has provided character, leadership and personal development training to high school students across Tennessee. George, a native of St. Louis, MO., received his Bachelors of Business Administration at Tennessee State University. He has more than 20 years of experience in public service and has been nominated for various awards and recognition including selection as a leading community activist by the Future Ready Nashville campaign. George is involved in multiple organizations, serving as the Vice Chair of the Scholarship Committee for the Metropolitan Development Housing Agency (MDHA), board member for Prohealth Rural Healthcare, Chairman for the George Thomas Scholarship Fund and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. George and his wife, Stacey, have two daughters.

George is currently a 2018 candidate for the Tennessee State Senate – District 19, in the Tennessee General Assembly.

“Whatever you put into the lives of others comes back into your own!”  – Tom Black


Education Equal  Opportunity Group

“Striving to prepare underprivileged and talented students to become future leaders of the world.” – EEOG

Sheila Gibson

EEOG Board Chairman

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

Shaprese Sims-Smith

Social Media & Communications Manager

“Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.” – C.S. Lewis

C. Monique Jobe

Logistics & Operations Manager

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” – Marianne Williamson

Tonia T. Green

Special Projects & Evaluation Manager

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.” – Lewis Carroll

Lamont Doty

Special Projects Manager

“When you control a man’s thinking you do not have to worry about his actions.” – Carter G. Woodson

Stacy Diltz

Marketing & Development Manager

“If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.” – Wilma Rudolph