Greg Thoennes graduated from Utah Valley University with a degree in Emergency Services Administration. While attending UVU, Greg began his career in human services while working part-time in group homes with individuals diagnosed with intellectual disabilities. Over the next few years, Greg advanced in his career by holding multiple roles with several organizations that specialize in assisting individuals with intellectual, mental, and physical disabilities within the local community. In 2014, Greg moved to Austin, Texas where he currently works as Executive Director of a national human services company. The many stories and experiences shared with Greg while working within the IDD/MH community spurred his passion for ending homelessness. In addition to serving on the Board for the Texas Homeless Network, Greg also serves as Assistant Commissioner on the Board for Softball Austin.