Thomas Eller

Thomas Eller

Instructor, Procurement & Contracts Management

Thomas Eller, PhD

Dr. Thomas Eller is the primary adjunct professor for the Advanced Pricing and Cost Analysis course in the Procurement and Contract Management Certificate Program since 2018.

Dr. Eller has over 35 years of Active Duty and Civil Service experience with the United States Air Force.  Dr. Eller has served as a contract specialist, procurement contracting officer with an unlimited warrant, branch chief, and division chief.  His other experience includes roles as Competition Advocate, Ombudsman, Technical Director, and Policy and Pricing Chief.  His technical experience includes fixed and cost price contracts, commercial and noncommercial, source selections (LPTA to Color-Coded), incentive contracting, letter contracts, and foreign military sales contracting.

Dr. Eller completed his Doctor of Business Administration degree in June 2014 through Walden University culminating in a qualitative phenomenological study exploring the effects of humor and fun in the workplace on employee morale and well-being when used by
organizational leaders, managers, and employees. Dr. Eller has a Level III DAWIA Certification in Contract Management and Level I DAWIA certification in Program Management.

Dr. Eller is a graduate of the Air Force Air Command and Staff College and Air War College; the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Executive Development courses Enterprise Leadership Seminar and Understanding the Defense Industry; and the National and International Leadership Seminar.

Dr. Eller is an active member of the Middle Georgia NCMA Chapter as the Senior Leader mentor, member of the National Leadership Society, and lifetime member of the NCOA.