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Shelby Thomas

Program Director

Shelby holds a Bachelor of Social Work with a Minor in Writing from Point Loma Nazarene University and a Master of Social Work with an emphasis in community-based impact from the University of Southern California. While pursuing her master’s degree, Shelby was introduced to how truly fulfilling helping our service members can be. Shelby is passionate about the mission of zero8hundred and aims to help ease the transition challenges which so many selfless members of our military encounter. As Program Director, Shelby oversees zero8hundred’s Transition Support Program and Internship Program for BSW and MSW students. Shelby’s previously worked in areas of transitional housing for low-income/homeless, advocacy for seniors, animal welfare, grant writing, and program development.