Matt Thomas, Contract Administrator
Matt Thomas, Contract Administrator

Matt Thomas: Versatile and Effective

Matt Thomas is a versatile, new century professional that can provide a range of services to your business. Do you need help winning a Federal contract, establishing small business certification, or administering current contracts? Matt Thomas can help with contract administration, but also be a part of the day-to-day operations of a small business. 

"I might be in a shirt and tie negotiating contract terms on one day, and then the next day be in a t-shirt and jeans pushing a pallet jack on the dock..."

If you have a small business that needs a versatile employee, or a large business that values a deep skill set, Matt Thomas Contract Administrator can help.

  • Strong contract administration, employee training, and records management experience
  • Effective communication skills with colleagues, customers, managers and business partners
  • Certified Federal Contracts Manager: this certification will be complete in June 2017

Matt Thomas, Contract Manager in Kansas City
Matt Thomas, Contract Manager in Kansas City

Sep 2016 to Present
Federal Contractor

Matt Thomas, Allied Government Solutions, Overland Park KS and TDB Government Services, Lee's Summit MO
Contractors to the US Citizenship and Immigration Service / Department of Homeland Security

  • Responsible for processing confidential government records with high accuracy. This work helped to secure the borders of the United States.
  • Evaluated electronic and physical files. Harvested data to alert investigators of possible fraud or terrorism threats.
  • Maintained a Medium Risk Public Trust (MRPT) security clearance with the Department of Homeland Security. Specifically, that is an Office of Security and Investigations (OSI) background check and Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT) suitability determination.
  • Provided training as needed to fellow employees on systems and procedures.
  • Utilized proprietary government software: TECS Processing, National File Tracking System (NFTS) , Electronic Immigration System (ELIS).
  • Utilized Microsoft Office 2010: Word, Excel, Outlook.

Matt Thomas, Roger Dodger Aviation
Matt Thomas, Roger Dodger Aviation

Mar 2005 to Present
Managing Member / Product Manager

Roger Dodger Aviation (home business), Roeland Park, KS

  • Integrated Search Engine Optimization into new company website.
  • Grew fan base over 20% annually on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google+.
  • Produced and published 18 instructional videos ranging in length from 20 to 120 minutes.
  • Authored 18 instruction manuals including assembly procedures, product drawings, and measurements.
  • Provided direct customer support via phone, e-mail and in person.
  • Utilized Microsoft Office 2013: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Matt Thomas, Contract Administrator at Riojas Enterprises
Matt Thomas, Contract Administrator at Riojas Enterprises

Jan 1997 to Jul 2007
Contract Administrator

Riojas Enterprises, Inc., Kansas City, KS

  • Administered over 18 large and small contracts with federal and local governments.
  • Prepared competitive bid proposals for Federal, State, and County government contracts and assisted in negotiating and winning several multi-year contracts.
  • Personally assessed work and supported on-site project managers at government facilities.
  • Managed the transfer of confidential federal records at 5 federal facilities across the country.
  • DoD Secret Level Security Clearance (1999 to 2004). Background checks: IRS, SSA, and FDIC.
  • Utilized Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook.

Matt Thomas, Equipment Technician at First Element Energy
Matt Thomas, Equipment Technician at First Element Energy

Nov 2012 to Dec 2015
Hydrogen Fuel Cell Systems Technician

First Element Energy, Lenexa, KS

  • Assembled 17 prototype electrical generators powered by hydrogen fuel cells, modified 13 methanol reformers and assembled, bonded and tested 17 prototype hydrogen purifiers.
  • Defined requirements and worked closely with company engineers and contractors.
  • Fabricated components from aluminum, steel, plastic, stainless steel.
  • Utilized Microsoft Office: Excel, Outlook

Matt Thomas, Pilot at Roger Dodger Aviation
Matt Thomas, Pilot at Roger Dodger Aviation

Nov 2004 to Jan 2010 (seasonal)
Scenic Pilot

Roger Dodger Aviation

  • Safely flew over 100 passengers on scenic flights over the Country Club Plaza and downtown Kansas City. Provided a rewarding and memorable first-flight experiences to aircraft passengers.
  • Pilot statistics: 1250 accident-free flight hours, Certified Flight Instructor: Airplane, Single Engine Land and Instrument Airplane. Commercial Pilot: Airplane, Single and Multi-Engine Land and Instrument Airplane. 
  • Handled all aircraft scheduling, recurrent training, preflight maintenance, safety briefings, and online invoicing.
  • Utilized Intuit Quickbooks.


St. Louis University, Parks College

1989 to 1993 - Bachelors of Science in Aeronautics

National Contract Management Association

2017 - Certified Federal Contracts Manager preparatory course

Johnson County Community College

2016 - Internet Marketing Certificate

King Schools and BJS Pilot Ground School

1997 to Present - Flight Instructor Refresher Courses

Wright Flyers

1995 - Federal Aviation Administration Flight Instructor Certification



  • National Contract Management Association
  • Asian American Chamber of Commerce
  • Internet Marketing Association