Cassady Thomas

Cassady Thomas is the Director of Finance at Post Carbon Institute, where she is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day financial and accounting operations of the organization.

Aside from a foray into oceanographic research, Cassady has spent her career in the nonprofit sector. Before joining PCI, she was the Program Director and Operations Director for an international organization supporting orphans and vulnerable children. Her educational background includes an MPH in international health from Oregon State University and a bachelor of science in biology from Wake Forest University. At PCI, she gets to combine her passion for advancing equity and sustainability with her knack for numbers.

When she’s not at work, you can find Cassady chasing after her toddler twins, hanging out with her chickens, and running the backyard blueberry farm she and her husband operate in the beautiful Willamette Valley.

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Take One for the Team: Weathering the COVID-19 Storm with Altruism

But we aren’t hopeless bystanders in this fight; we can’t stick our heads in the sand like cartoon ostriches and pretend this isn’t happening. As luck would have it, there is a successful strategy we can use – and we must – to flatten the curve and slow the spread of coronavirus: altruism.

March 19, 2020