AVANCE-Dallas, a grassroots nonprofit agency that delivers a unique educational program for low-income families, has selected Anne Thomas as its Executive Director. A favorite at AVANCE, where she previously served as Operations Manager, Anne has a strong nonprofit leadership background including a Director position at Big Thought (the arts and education organization), as Vice President at ChildCareGroup, and as Chief Operating Officer and Interim CEO (two years) at the Coalition for the Homeless of Houston/Harris County.