Thomas graduated from Michigan State University majoring in Packaging Science. During his time at Michigan State, he had exposure to the pharmaceutical industry during a co-op with Bristol Myer-Squibb and an internship at Eli Lilly and Company. Upon graduation, Thomas knew he wanted to stay in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry, leading him to pursue the Network Partners Apprentice Leadership Program. During his free time, Thomas stays active going to the gym, playing sports and traveling.