Principal & Co-founder
Rasheedah Thomas has more than 15 years of experience in branding, fundraising, and strategic communications.
In her capacity as Principal and Co-founder at RC Communications, Rasheedah works with heads of government, entrepreneurs, corporations, and nonprofits to create fundraising campaigns, traditional and social media plans, and branding and marketing strategies. Her passion is helping women business and government leaders define their brand and raise their profile. She is also a highly sought-after commentator for US and international media where she shares her expertise and analysis of US and international affairs, women’s issues, personal and corporate branding, fundraising, and lifestyle and culture trends.
Prior to co-founding RC Communications, Rasheedah worked in fundraising and donor relations at National Public Radio. For over a decade, she raised an average of $2-3M a year and created strategic stewardship plans for NPR’s corporate, foundation, and individual donors. She worked closely with NPR’s CEO and other executive management, as well as with major stations and Trustees of the NPR Foundation.
An advocate of more women in elected office, Rasheedah is a Certified National Trainer for VoteRunLead. She is a member of Politico’s Women Rule advisory group and Washington Women in Public Relations. She is a proud native South Carolinian and alumna of Howard University.
Clips from her recent media appearances can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/cGcWP3jqwpY