Virgin Islands Inspector General
Delia Thomas was born on St. John, Virgin Islands. She graduated from Thiel College in Greenville, Pennsylvania in May 1987, obtaining Bachelor of Arts degrees in Business Administration and Accounting. Ms. Thomas later attended the University of the Virgin Islands, obtaining her Master’s degree in Business Administration in 1995.
Prior to working for the Virgin Islands Government, she was a management trainee for the Virgin Grand Hotel on St. John, and a staff auditor with the CPA firm of Ernst & Whinney. Delia started her government career in June 1989 as a junior Auditor with the Virgin Islands Bureau of Audit and Control, working her way up to Audit Manager in 1999. In September of 2022, she was appointed as the second Virgin Islands Inspector General.
Delia is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). She has also received numerous certificates for continued professional education in auditing techniques and fraud investigations.
There are varied positions within the Office of the Virgin Islands Inspector General, consisting of auditors, investigators, managers, writer-editor and support personnel.