Mr. Thompson is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the following, Indianapolis based organizations: Thompson Distribution Company, Inc., a distributor of mechanical supplies and equipment; First Electric Supply Company, LLC, a distributor of electrical supplies and equipment; CMID, an architectural and engineering design firm; and BC Countertops, a fabricator and installer of millwork. Mr. Thompson also served as a consultant for McKinsey and Company in the New York and London offices from 1981-1983. From 1984 to 2001, Mr. Thompson served as vice president of Mays Chemical Company, Inc., in Indianapolis.
He serves on the Boards of The National Bank of Indianapolis-Chair ALCO Committee; Specialized Component Parts Limited; TMap/Make My Move; Chairman of IMARK Electrical Group; Chairman-Indiana Chamber of Commerce; Immediate Past Chair-Crossroads of America Council (Scouting); National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED); Indy Chamber (Past Chairman); Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP); Indiana Economic Development Corporation-Chair-Entrepreneurship Committee; Indiana Defense Network-President; Eskenazi Health Foundation-Past Chairman; 2021 NBA All-Star Game; Indy Championships Fund; Columbia University Graduate School of Business.
Past board chair positions include CAC Scout Council; Eskenazi Health Foundation, Indy Chamber, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana Black Expo; Junior Achievement of Central Indiana, NCCO and Varsity Brands/Herff Jones Corporation as Lead Director until the sale of the Company 12/12/2014.
He earned an MBA, with Honors, from Columbia University and a BS in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University.