Mr. Joseph Mangalasseril Thomas is a recent graduate of Miami University (Oxford, Ohio), and is currently pursuing a miniMBA from his alma mater. Along with his Board Member position, Mr. Joseph Mangalasseril Thomas is currently a Management Consultant at RSM US LLP, and a Financial Technology Teaching Assistant at Columbia University.

Mr. Thomas is the older brother of James, younger brother of Jacob, and the son of Sherly & Tom. Mr. Thomas realized at a young age there will be a day when it is up to his older brother, Jacob, and himself to ensure their little brother, James, is safe, happy, and fully taken care of at all times. James was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) early in his youth. Throughout their lives, their family and I have been leveraging resources, programs, and initiatives in order to provide James with a sound quality of life.

Mr. Thomas states he is blessed to have James be a large motivator in daily life. Mr. Thomas has been a Peer Coach for Special Olympics Basketball, Bowling, and has taken other roles in related opportunities in the Chicago area. Along with this, Mr. Thomas’ leadership positions stretch across several organizations which include, Co-Founder, Chairman of The Board, two Presidencies, and four Director positions.

Mr. Thomas currently resides in Chicago, Illinois. In his spare time, Mr. Thomas enjoys golfing, exploring the outdoors, living spontaneously, or cherishing his time with his family or friends.

“I’d like to thank OAR, my family, friends, and God for supporting me in this opportunity to finally begin my dream of helping others. I am blessed to be advising the organization, and being a part of their positive impacts on individuals, and families.” —Joseph Mangalasseril Thomas.

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Joseph Mangalasseril Thomas

Miami University, BS in Supply Chain & Operations Management, minor in Information Systems, and Thematic Sequence in Disability Studies

Management Consultant, RSM US LLP
Financial Technology Teaching Assistant, Columbia University

Chicago, Illinois

“OAR’s positive impacts, and determined mission have been a helping hand for my brother, James. I’m blessed to assist an organization I truly stand behind, and leverage in my personal life.”
―Joseph Mangalasseril Thomas.