Dr. Thomas Eveland is currently the director of graduate programs of business at Ohio
Dominican University and teaches online and onsite classes in business and finance.
His past research centered on studying, writing about, and advocating for first-generation
college students. More recently, Dr. Eveland has focused on writing about his experiences
in the world of small business, higher education's role and effectiveness in preparing
future entrepreneurs, and consulting with startups from a variety of industries. His
work has been published in the United States and the United Kingdom and he has presented
at many academic conferences.
Dr. Eveland has a Bachelor in Business from DeVry University and an MBA (Finance)
from its Keller Graduate School of Management. He holds a Ph.D. from Ohio University.
He credits his ability to effectively communicate with students to his combination
of academic training and time “in the trenches” working as, and with, entrepreneurs.