The Thomas Family
The Thomas Entrepreneurship Hub supports local entrepreneurs through education, networking events, its unique resources,
and professional assistance. We help start-ups and small businesses succeed and create jobs.
James A. Thomas
A well-known civic leader with a devotion to the arts, James Thomas was born in Pembroke, North Carolina. A Lumbee Indian, Mr. Thomas received his B.A. degree in economics with honors from Baldwin-Wallace University in 1959 and graduated from Cleveland Marshall Law School magna cum laude with a Juris Doctor degree in 1963. Mr. Thomas started his professional career as an attorney and practiced law for twenty years. In 1996 he founded the Thomas Property Group which went public in 2004 and merged with Parkway Properties in 2013.
Mr. Thomas founded the Thomas Entrepreneurship Hub in 2005 with the belief that entrepreneurship drives economic growth and job creation. Residing in Virginia, he and his wife Sally along with their family are committed to entrepreneurship and education, particularly in the Pembroke area of North Carolina. Mr. Thomas serves as Chairman of the Board of the Thomas Entrepreneurship Hub.