E’Lois Thomas, Ph.D.
E’Lois Thomas, Ph.D.
Chief Administrative Officer
E’Lois Thomas is the Chief Administrative Officer for SEEL, LLC. She is a prolific leader of SEEL’s administrative functions including governance, compliance and all technical aspects of the organization – finance, purchasing and information technology. Thomas is responsible for providing executive-level administrative oversight on all of SEEL’s utility programs including but not limited to managing organizational growth and risk through the adoption of thorough, efficient operational procedures including status reporting, staff meetings, operations reviews and dashboards and key performance indicators. In this role, Thomas utilizes over 25 years of experience in sustainability and development of organizational growth by providing the leadership that SEEL needs to continue to grow. Her team is also responsible for the annual revenue and EBITDA goals related to existing programs and continuously monitoring program effectiveness. She is very involved in all strategic growth options and program design for all SEEL platforms and programs. Her prior work includes Corporate Controller in the automotive and logistic industries as well as Deputy Finance Director for a local municipality.
She has a Doctor of Philosophy Degree from Northcentral University. She majored in business, which further validates her credential for such as auspicious role with SEEL. She also has completed a Master of Business Administration with a focus in Management from Walsh College and a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with a focus in Accounting from University of Detroit Mercy. Thomas also holds a Professional Certificate in Green Energy Management from San Diego State University and serves on varying organizations including committee roles with the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA), Mentor with the Council of Women in Energy and Environmental Leadership as well as on the board of Results Mentoring, a local non-profit organization. Thomas is married to Charles Thomas, Jr. and they have two amazing sons.