Who is Black2basic?
Josh T. Thomas – Studied Political Communication at the University of Northern Iowa and received his Paralegal Degree from a competitive American Bar Association (ABA) approved program. As a student, Josh served as the Public Relations Coordinator for the student body and actively participated in lobbying State & Federal legislatures for post-secondary education spending. As an elected member of the student body in 2008, Josh was an integral part of Kirkwood Community College’s lobbying effort that successfully secured State & Federal funds – during a time where colleges and universities across the nation were getting their budgets reduced due to a declining economy. Josh was one of the youngest employees to be hired by RuffaloCody to help lead their annual giving campaigns for non-profit organizations. At RuffaloCody, Josh successfully negotiated and secured a $100,000 pledge from a cold call. Josh also served as a Compliance Quality Assurance Specialist under the direction of Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel to CBE Companies (formally CBE Group). Josh moved from Iowa to Illinois in 2013 and began working as a Litigation Paralegal for a law firm in downtown Chicago Loop.