Janet ThomasonDirector of National Procurement - International Headquarters
Janet came to Project C.U.R.E. with an extensive entrepreneurial background and professional experience in sales and marketing management. Janet’s professional experience ranges from large to small corporations, having worked with Fortune 500 companies Polaroid and Corning, as well as a number of privately held corporations. No stranger to the world of nonprofits, Janet has a diverse history of nonprofit management and board development experience. Just a few of her experiences include founding a successful community-based, volunteer tutoring program in one of Texas’ largest school districts, being a media representative for the national infertility organization, Resolve, and managing the largest, longstanding advocacy group for gifted education in the state of Texas.
Prior to accepting the position of Operations Director, Janet was a member of the volunteer staff at Project C.U.R.E. She was instrumental in bringing the Kits for Kids program into school districts throughout Texas, and she has a passion for involving student groups with Project C.U.R.E. The Houston distribution center works with students of all ages, from elementary through graduate school. Whether they are participating in the Kits for Kids collection program or are biomedical engineering or medical students working with equipment and supplies, Janet is committed to helping the young people of today become better global citizens.
Janet is a graduate of Babson College, with concentrations in management/organizational behavior, marketing, and communications.