Dr. Maurice Thomas
Sr. Director / Corporate Program Governance

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Dr. Maurice Thomas joined Visual Connections in 2016 and is responsible for directing Visual Connections’ Corporate Program Management Office known as the “Community of Practice.”  He brings more than 25 years’ experience in program and project management, providing governance, cadence, and best practices. 

Maurice’s experience includes directing and managing contracts in the areas of systems and infrastructure development, business intelligence, and support services. He also brings commercial contracting experience in the real estate, legal, and corporate banking industries. He has supported various initiatives with the D.C. Superior Court, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Postal Service, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. State Department, Internal Revenue Service, and the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.

Maurice has held positions as a Records and Information Manager, Project Manager, Program Manager, and Program Director. Before joining Visual Connections, Maurice was a Program Director responsible for profit and loss for a portfolio consisting of Federal IDIQ and Blanket Purchase Agreement task orders valued at over $189M with projected annual revenue at $20M to $30M. He directed over 200 project managers and technical staff members.

Maurice has taught project management courses in both corporate and academic settings and guided Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) accreditation projects for maturity levels 2 through 5 for four different companies, including Visual Connections.  

Maurice holds a Doctor of Business Administration (Computer & Information Security) from Northcentral University and a Master of Business Administration (Information Technology Management) from Western Governors University.  He also holds professional certifications for Project Management Professional (PMP), CompTIA Project Plus, Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Change Management, and Lean Six Sigma.