Maura Thomas is a small business owner and founder of two businesses: RegainYourTime.com and Avail Assistants. Maura’s expertise in organization and efficiency comes from over 15 years in the productivity training industry, during which time she received an M.B.A. from the University of Massachusetts. She has been invited to speak and train at business groups, conferences, events, and corporations, large and small, all over Texas and nationally. Maura publishes a widely-read blog on productivity issues and has a strong social media presence. She is very active in the local business community in her home base of Austin, Texas, and sits on several non-profit boards and committees. In addition, she was selected by The Climate Project and personally trained by former Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore, to deliver his message on climate change in her community.