Bridley is a tall and athletic second baseman who displays smooth action with gap-to-gap pop.
Ridley-Thomas and Flynn allegedly entered into an agreement whereby one of Ridley-Thomas’ relatives received graduate school admission, full tuition scholarship, and paid professorship in exchange for university support for contract amendment regarding Social Work School Telehealth Program.
Early Life and Education
Thomas was raised in Pascagoula, Mississippi where she participated in sports. After earning a basketball scholarship to University of Mobile and competing three seasons there before graduating with a degree in communications she continued her athleticism by participating in cross country and track and field.
Thomas continued her pursuits and eventually became the first woman referee in Super Bowl. Thomas has always encouraged her children to follow their own dreams no matter the challenges that may present themselves.
As a member of Los Angeles City Council, Bradley vocalized concerns over racist attitudes within the LAPD during the Watts Rebellion and advocated strong environmental programs designed to cut air and water pollution as well as discourage development. Unfortunately, these policies damaged relations with business leaders who provided taxes that helped drive LA’s economy; these disputes led to his political strength dwindling further.
Bridley Thomas began her football officiating career in 1996, starting with pee-wee games before moving up to high school games and eventually being hired by Conference USA and being appointed the first female official for their major college bowl game; which provided exposure for NFL officials searching for potential new hires.
Thomas now practices at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison in Los Angeles and brings extensive expertise in complex civil litigation to her firm’s practice, such as drafting motions and briefs, handling written discovery, conducting fact depositions as well as expert depositions, preparing expert and company witnesses as well as arguing dispositive motions.
Bridley Thomas also boasts extensive expertise in appellate work and is certified mediator. She has participated in hundreds of mediation sessions representing both plaintiffs and defendants.
Achievement and Honors
Thomas has inspired countless women to pursue their passion no matter the obstacles that may lie in the way. Her daughter Bridley, an undergraduate freshman on Meridian Community College’s baseball team, attended Super Bowl LV to support Thomas. Thomas hopes to continue breaking barriers and inspiring others with her work.
She has received many honors and awards for her work, such as being named by Girl Scouts as a Role Model for Women, as well as receiving an Honorary Doctorate from University of California at Berkeley.
She has twice received the Thomas Jefferson Award, the University’s highest recognition of an individual exemplifying its ideals through their character and work. A committee in the Office of Executive Vice President and Provost selected her twice to receive this honor.
Bradley Thomas has a son named Bridley who plays baseball at Meridian Community College. Bradley seems to be very private person who does not use social media publicly and lives in Vermont with her family.
She is a member of the American Arbitration Association and practices commercial litigation, internal investigations and international arbitrations across a broad spectrum of industries and jurisdictions- particularly Asia.
She combines extensive officiating experience with coaching experience at both collegiate and high school levels, with special expertise in defensive prospect analysis. Her passion and determination in her pursuit have inspired many others to follow their dreams regardless of any obstacles that stand in their way; she stands as an exceptional role model for women in sports.
Thomas has been married to Brian since 2000. They share three children; two sons – Brady and Bridley, as well as daughter Bailey. Alongside being an NFL official, Thomas is also a successful businesswoman owning multiple companies.
She currently ranks among the highest-paid NFL referees, earning approximately $250,000 annually. She began her career as a line judge before making the switch to down judge position.
According to our sources, Thomas owns a substantial share in Insulet Corp (PODD). She has traded this stock several times since 2016, yielding total market values exceeding $875 thousand dollars.