Thomas received her MBA from the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, New York, NY. She is a New York State Certified Business Advisor, and experienced entrepreneur, and was named ”Entrepreneur of the Year” by the Small Business Development Center of York College, New York. She has facilitated hundreds of seminars and workshops for NGO's, educational institutions, and individual businesses.
Thomas's book, “Starting Your Own Business” aims to be a straightforward, practical guide to help start-ups realize their entrepreneurial dreams. Author and global business consultant Freda L. Thomas imparts the same tools and methods she uses in her own consulting practice. The book was a 2012 Small Business Book Award winner.