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Thomas Named to Elon University Black Life Advisory Council

Thomas Named to Elon University Black Life Advisory Council

Release date: 3/31/2017

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (March 31, 2017) Sherri Thomas, Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development for Truliant Federal Credit Union, has been named to Elon University’s first Black Life Advisory Council.

This council will focus on strategic growth, development, fundraising and support of the black student experience at Elon University. Additionally, it will place an emphasis on supporting admissions and recruitment for black students in graduate and undergraduate programs.

“It is admirable that Elon University is taking a hands-on approach to talking about issues important to its black student experience,” said Thomas, who received a Master of Business Administration degree from Elon University. “I have a tremendous respect for its goals and look forward to serving on the inaugural council.”

Thomas was chosen for her leadership experience, her perspective as a graduate student, and for her insight into the black experience at the university. At Truliant, she is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the human resources function and organizational development group.

Thomas joined Truliant in 2010 as regional director of the Central Region of Member Financial Centers. In 2011, she was named Vice President of Member Financial Centers, overseeing all aspects of branch administration. In 2013, Thomas assumed responsibility for the Member Contact Center and Member Channel Support.

Prior to earning her MBA from Elon, Thomas earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She resides in Oak Ridge with her husband, Ronald, and their three sons, Brandon, Cole and Corey.


About Truliant Federal Credit Union
Truliant is a mission-driven, not-for-profit financial institution that promises to always have its member-owners’ best interest at heart by improving their lives through providing financial guidance and affordable financial services. Truliant was chartered in 1952 and now serves more than 210,000+ members. It currently has 32 Member Financial Centers in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. For more information, visit 

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