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Elliott Cory Yoder
Senior Lecturer and Academic Associate
Mail Code: GB/Yc
Graduate School of Business and Public Policy
Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 831-656-3619
Email: ecyoder (at) nps.edu
Web: www.nps.navy.mil/gsbpp/acqn/
EDUCATION:
MA - Naval War College, Newport, 1997
National Security and Strategic Studies
MS - Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, 1993
Management
BS - Indiana University, Bloomington, "Kelly" School of Business, 1983
Certificate - University of Virginia's Darden Graduate School of Business Administration,
Business Resource Management (certificate program graduate)
NPS EXPERIENCE:
  • 2008-Present: Senior Lecturer
  • 2004-2008: Lecturer
  • 2000-2004: Military Lecturer
  • 2003-Present: Academic Associate for the 835 Master of Science in Contract Management Program
  • 2003-2005: Academic Associate for the 815 MBA Program
  • Course Owner and Senior Lecturer for: MN3318 Contingency Contracting and MN3364 Business Financial and Acquisition Management.
OTHER EXPERIENCE:
  • 2005 - 2008 -- Consulting, Gillette manufacturing, Gillette Manufacturing West Coast Marketing and Distribution Analysis
  • 2004 - Present -- Lecturer and Academic Associate (Program Manager)- Naval Postgraduate School
  • 1984 - 2004 -- Commissioned in the United States Naval Service in 1984.
  • Since his commission, he has performed in numerous assignments, including, but not limited to:
    • Director and Chief of Logistics, Headquarters, Allied Forces Southern Command (AFSOUTH), Naples, Italy (logistics, contracting, finance within NATO)
    • Post Commander/Commandant and Support Group Commander, Kosovo Verification Coordination Center (KVCC), Kumanovo (Skopje), Macedonia
    • Officer-in-Charge, Fleet and Industrial Supply Detachment, Long Beach, California
    • Stock Control Officer, USS TARAWA (LHA-1)
    • Aviation and Surface Stores Officer, USS TARAWA (LHA-1)
    • Naval Acquisition and Contracting Officer (NACO) internship, Naval Regional Contracting Center (NRCC), Washington, D.C.
    • Supply Officer, USS FANNING (FF-1076)
    • E. Cory Yoder, CDR, USN (ret) is a decorated Gulf War Veteran (Desert Shield & Desert Storm), Cold War Veteran (DESRON 17), Kosovo War (NATO Forces) and the Global War on Terror (GWOT).
TEACHING INTERESTS:
  • Acquisition and Contracting, MGT, Supply
  • Contingency Contracting (Operations and Strategy)
  • Contracting for Field Operations and Shore Stations
  • Acquisition Streamlining , Effifiencies and Effectiveness, Protocol Analysis
  • Contract Cost and Price Analysis
  • Contract Negotiations
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Acquisition and Contracting, including MGT
  • Acquisition and Contracting, MGT, Supply
  • Contingency Contracting (Operations and Strategy)
  • Contracting for Field Operations and Shore Stations
  • Acquisition Streamlining , Effifiencies and Effectiveness, Protocol Analysis
  • Contract Cost and Price Analysis
  • Contract Negotiations
AWARDS:
  • 2010: Rear Admiral John Jay Schieffelin awadr for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009: Top 5% of Nominees for Rear Admiral John Jay Shieffelin Excellence in Teaching Award
BOARDS/MEMBERSHIPS:
  • Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society for Graduate Degree Holders, lifetime appointment
  • DAWIA (Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act) Contracting Level III certified (highest contracting level attainable)
  • ISM (Institute for Supply Management), Direct National Member
  • Humanitarian Research Group, credentialed member
  • Top Secret security clearance (actively utilized on classified projects)
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS: (View an extended list)
  • "Defense Contingency Contracting Handbook - Version 4" - Contributing Authors: E. Cory Yoder, Dr. Dayne Nix, Prof. Bill Long, Maj. Chris Center, with recognition to esteemed working group members from DOD (et. al.), DPAP and LMI, October 2012.
  • "An Analysis of the Potential Impacts of Ashton Carter's "Should-Cost" Memorandum on Defense Contracting," E. Cory Yoder, Acquisition Research Sponsored Report Series, sponsored under NPS-BAA-11-002 and published as NPS-CM-12-199, September 2012.
  • "Phase Zero Contracting Operations (PZCO) - Strategic and Integrative Planning for Contingency and Expeditionary Operations," E. Cory Yoder, William E. Long, Jr. and Dr. Dayne E. Nix, Naval Postgraduate School - Acquisition Research Sponsored Report Series - NPS-CM-12-039, May 2012.
  • "Operation Arctic Heat - Case and Exercise for Advanced Contingency Contracting - Guided Exercise," E. Cory Yoder, Acquisition Research Case Study/Exercise - NPS-CM-12-038, 30 April 2012.
  • "Does it Really Take 15 Years to Evaluate the Efficacy of Reform?" E. Cory Yoder and Dr. Timothy G. Hawkins, Contract Management Magazine, October 2011.
  • "Patriots for Profit", Dr. Thomas Bruneau, Stanford University Press, (print date August 2011), chapter contributor with citation contract management and oversight.
  • "When Disaster Strikes: Is Logistics and Contracting Support Ready?" Dr. Aruna Apte and E. Cory Yoder, March 30, 2011, paper published and presented at the 2011 Acquisition Symposium, Monterey, CA
KEYWORDS/TECHNOLOGIES:
  • Keywords: Contracting



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