2021 Board Member
John Thomas is President of IDeACOM, a 41-year veteran of the telecommunications industry and has earned recognition as one of the top telecommunications equipment salespersons in the United States. IDeACOM of Central North Carolina, Inc. opened in 2003 and has been ranked Number 1 out of 130 Franchises Nationwide for the last 7 years in a row. John was formerly employed by XEROX Corporation, ROLM/IBM, and Executone in several sales and sales management positions. John is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a BA in Economics, where he played defensive end. The team, which included Joe Montana, won the National Championship in 1977. Thomas has been a member of GMA’s C.A.N. Networking Group for over 18 years and served on the 2018-2021 Annual Dinner Committees. He is a past Board Member of the American Red Cross – NWNC Chapter and is currently serving as a Board Member for the Better Business Bureau and IDeACOM Telecommunications Organization Nationwide.