Home » Front » African American Family Services hires new CEO


Minneapolis native expresses importance of offering cross-cultural services

By Charles Hallman

Staff Writer


Nonprofit organizations that serve Blacks and other people of color must “cross racial lines” to continue to attract private and public funding, says the new African American Family Services (AAFS) CEO.

Thomas Adams was appointed CEO of African American Family Services in July.
Photo by Emmett Timmons

After nine years in Atlanta as a minority health school association executive director, and 21 years of nonprofit administration experience, Thomas Adams assumed his duties in July.



To read more about this story, pick up a copy of the MSR newspaper:



Or become an MSR subscriber:











4 Responses to “African American Family Services hires new CEO”

  1. Al Frazier October 12, 2012


    You look great!! Wish you much success.

    Al Frazier

  2. Thomas, congratulations on your new postion. I hope to see you in the community and bringing other institutions into the loop all working together to assist individuals and families.

  3. Aaron Benner November 2, 2012

    I’ve known Mr. Adams for over 37 years. The Black community and communities of color are fortunate to have him. Looking forward to his hard work and dedication!

  4. Congratulations to you Thomas Adams.


Leave a Reply

Leave a comment below.