Claire Thomas is a Senior Associate at Sorenson Impact, working both with the communications team producing video content for Sorenson Impact x Forbes, and with the policy team assisting with Pay for Success and impact measurement projects.
Prior to joining Sorenson Impact, she worked as a brand ambassador creating marketing campaigns and events for the BYU Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance, an on-campus social innovation hub which empowers students to contribute to top-tier social innovation organizations worldwide. Notable events include TEDxBYU, the Peery Film Festival, and the Social Venture Academy Idea Showcase. As a project manager, she led a team to develop the strategy for a Hyderabad-based $10M endowment fund including preparing legal foundation, fundraising options and budgets, and building communication materials. Claire has worked for the US House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee as an intern on the press and communications team, and as a Crocker Innovation Fellow, she lead a human-centered design project focusing on developing products to ease family caregiver burdens. She has conducted market research and business development projects for medical device companies focusing on Parkinson’s and cardiac arrhythmia ablations.
Claire grew up in Salt Lake City, and has lived abroad in Seoul, South Korea as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science in Genetics and Biotechnology with a Business emphasis.