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Meet The Founder

Nilda G. Thomas, MBA | CEO |CLO

Nilda Thomas established Workforce eTraining Solutions LLC (WETS) with a vision of providing access to online technology training to minorities, women, youth, veterans and underserved communities. WETS is a distributor of web-based learning technologies including virtual classes webinar training software, work-based learning programs, Virtual Instructor-Led (VILT) on-demand online education, elearning, and Instructor-Led course content.  Thomas has over 20 years of experience in technology serving in senior marketing roles at Deloitte, Microsoft, AT&T, and EDS where she helped to launch the Distance Learning Services Group in the late 90’s and became fascinated with the technology.

As an advocate, she believes e-learning helps to bridge the digital divide. In 2000, she was featured in Black Enterprise and was quoted, “If we don’t embrace it [technology] as a people, we’re going to be left behind. We need to embrace and be afforded the opportunities to take advantage of the way we learn technology so we can become more marketable in the workforce”.  She was also featured in Hispanic Women in Business and Women in e-Commerce magazines. Additionally, she has served on several boards and serves as a trusted advisor to senior corporate and philanthropic executives. WETS is a woman-owned minority company.