Mr. Henry G. Thomas, CPA

Instructor of Accounting
COB Bldg., Office 447
(601) 979-2707- Bio | Vita
henry.thomas@jsums.edu

BIOGRAPHY – Henry Thomas, Instructor

Mr. Henry G. Thomas, CPA  returned to accounting faculty after serving as the Director of the Small Business Development Center for 15 years and as Director of the Center for Business Development and Economic Research for 3 years. Mr. Thomas has assisted thousands of businesses in obtaining capital, improving their accounting systems and developing marketing plans.  Under his leadership the JSU/SBDC has assisted businesses in obtaining over ninety million in debt and equity capital.   In his various roles at the University he has written and managed grant funds totaling over a two million dollars. He has conducted numerous training events.  He is certified as a Fasttrac Facilitator and QuickBooks instructor.  His ability as a trainer has allowed him to conduct seminars around the world.   He has made presentations in Russia, Cuba, and Kazakhstan.

Mr. Thomas is known as a lively and energetic instructor who adds real world examples and antidotes to bring to life theory and practically knowledge.  He has served Jackson State University as Assistant Professor of Accounting, the Coordinator of the Masters in Professional Accountancy, Chairman of the Accounting Department and currently serves as instructor of accounting

He has owned and operated a tax and accounting practice for over 30 years.  Mr. Thomas is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the National Association of Black Accountants and the Mississippi Society of Public Accountants.

In addition to his professional experience, Mr. Thomas is actively involved in his community, serving on a number of boards and in volunteer roles.