Project Management

Dr. Willis Thomas


Dr. Willis H. Thomas is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Performance Technologist (CPT) who has been involved in organizational development and training in the pharmaceutical industry for the past 10 years. Willis has also been engaged as a consultant with professional associations to support training and certification of clinical research professionals and assessment activities of Pharmacy Benefits Management operations.

Currently Willis is Director of Training for Akorn. Previously, he held learning management or organizational development positions at Express Scripts, Wyeth, and Pharmacia.

Willis' work has been instrumental in maintaining regulatory compliance and supporting process improvement through assessing and developing global training programs. In addition to a deep and broad experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Willis was in the telecommunications/IT industry for 15 years, where he supported quality initiatives and regulatory compliance.

Business Leader Faculty® Since 2016

Professional Experience

Director of Training


Senior Consultant

Express Scripts/Medco

Associate Director, Learning Management


Manager, Organizational Development



International Institute for Learning


Presentation Partners

National Training Manager

Brinks Home Security


Western Michigan University

Doctor of Philosophy

National-Louis University

Master of Science

University of Wisconsin

Bachelor of Arts