Brian Thomas is Chief Information Officer and Healthcare Executive for Swope Health Services, Kansas City's largest community health center. Previously, he has served in senior information technology leadership positions in a number of healthcare organizations. Thomas is a founding Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Trustees (FACHT), a Board Member for the Johnson County Community College HITECH Advisory Committee, a member of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), and a Board Member of the Heart of America Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HOA HIMSS). He earned his Master of Business Administration from Baker University and his Bachelor of Science Information Systems from the University of Phoenix. Thomas was named by Richtopia to its list of 100 most influential CIOs.