School of Business

William "Stewart" Thomas, Ph.D.

William ThomasWilliam "Stewart" Thomas, Ph.D.

(Capella University)
Associate Dean and Associate Professor
Phone: 910.521.6859
Office: Business Administration, Room 111
Office Hours: By Appointment Only

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Dr. William Stewart Thomas is the Associate Dean at the School of Business, University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Dr. Thomas joined UNCP in 2001 following an 18 year career in industry working the majority of that period for Eaton Corporation as Core Business Controller over North American and European operations. He also served as Chief Financial Officer at ZF Mentor, LLC. Dr. Thomas is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the state of North Carolina. His areas of research include Enterprise Resource Planning, Information Systems, and Financial Accounting Pedagogy. Dr. Thomas is extremely active in community service. He has served the past 17 years as the Event Chairman / Co Chair of the Scotland County Relay For Life winning numerous national awards. He serves as Chairman of Hospice of Scotland County's Board of Directors, is a member of the Scotland Health Care System Finance Committee, and is treasurer of Centre Presbyterian Church. Dr. Thomas serves on numerous University Committees including the SACS Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Committee and the UNCP Online Quality Committee. He served on the UNCP Provost Search Committee in 2011. He is the recipient of several awards including UNCP's Adolph Dial Endowed Award in the area of Community Service, the Scotland County Chamber of Commerce Dunbar/McCoy Community Service Award, and the North Carolina Governor's Award for Community Service. Dr. Thomas earned his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina — Chapel Hill, his masters at Campbell University, and his doctorate at Capella University.