Fredel Thomas, MBA, PMP

Fredel Thomas

Fredel Thomas

Vice President of Admissions and Marketing

Department: Admissions, Marketing and Communications
Location: Rollins Campus Center | Admissions Office

Year Started: 2012

Strengths: Relator | Responsible | Belief | Achiever | Discipline

Education History: University of South Dakota (BS degree in computer science), Project Management Professional certificate, Dakota Wesleyan University (MBA - Strategic Leadership)

Professional History: Worked 12 years in the telecom technology industry as Programmer, Quality Assurance Office, Project Manager, and Director of Product Management. Thomas began as the director for the Kelley Center for Entrepreneurship on campus, teaching entrepreneurial leadership courses and serving as a resource for regional businesses in South Dakota. She was named dean of admissions in 2015 and vice president of both admissions and marketing in 2018.

Hobbies: Running, Reading, Doing fun stuff with family

Family: Husband (Jason) and 4 children (Jalen, Verity, Truin, and Wakiya)

What do you love most about DWU?: Watching the student's lives that are changed through a DWU education during their time here and discovering what great things they go on to achieve in this world!