Tom Thele brings to Per Scholas his extensive experience with Quality Engineering, Vendor management, Team Management, IT Governance and the Software Delivery Life Cycle. He worked for more than 32 years with SBC/AT&T, where he garnered deep knowledge of the telecommunications industry. He has earned numerous awards, lead multiple co-located & international teams, and was honored to participate in several major projects including the launching of Cingular as the head of the QA organization. He has previously served as a volunteer with Per Scholas, as a guest speaker and mock job interviewer.
Tom and his wife of 33 years have two adult children. His career has moved him to Oklahoma City, St Louis, and Dallas. He is a graduate of St. Mary’s University of San Antonio TX. He enjoys disc golf, cycling and traveling. Tom is very active in his church where he serves as a Deacon and Men’s Ministry Leader.