OUR
TEAM

39 team members

Located in 15 states

1,018 years of combined experience

OUR
PARTNERS

82 nonprofit partners

Located in 26 states

445 years of combined relationships

OUR
TEAM

39 team members

Located in 15 states

1,018 years of combined experience

OUR
PARTNERS

82 nonprofit partners

Located in 26 states

445 years of combined relationships

Principals

Principals

Eddie Thompson, Ed.D., FCEP
Founder and CEO



Melinda Magyar
Chief Financial Officer



Corporate Team

Corporate Team

Joe Giacchino
Vice President
of Process Optimization

Katie Grassmann
Vice President
of Corporate Resources

Bill Gustoff, J.D., FCEP
President of
Legal Division

Jason Meredith, J.D., MBA, FCEP
Executive Vice President, Charitable Estate Planning

Sara Peterson
Assistant to
Planning Attorneys

Bethany Rozell, FCEP
Executive Vice President
of Strategic Partnerships

Executive Vice Presidents

Executive Vice Presidents

Michael Geis, CFRE, FCEP, FAHP
Executive Vice President

Johni Hays, J.D., FCEP
Executive Vice President

Bob Hoffman, CSPG, CFRE, FCEP
Executive Vice President

Vince McElligott, FCEP
Executive Vice President

Doug Olson, CFRE, FCEP
Executive Vice President


Darren Penny, Ph.D., MBA, FCEP
Executive Vice President

Jeremy Pharr, J.D., FCEP
Executive Vice President

 

Ron Smith, FCEP
Executive Vice President

Frank Stepp, ARM, FCEP
Executive Vice President

Ken Turpen, CFRE, CGT, FCEP
Executive Vice President

Senior Vice Presidents

Senior Vice Presidents

Tom Cullinan, J.D., FCEP
Senior Vice President

Paul Grassmann, J.D., LL.M., FCEP
Senior Vice President


Chad Leitch, J.D., FCEP
Senior Vice President 

Charlie Slamar, J.D., LL.M., FCEP
Senior Vice President

Joe Thiegs, J.D., FCEP
Senior Vice President

John Webber, J.D., FCEP
Senior Vice President

Associates & Vice Presidents

Associates & Vice Presidents

So many letters!

We are incredibly proud of our talented team.  They are committed to excellence, and that shows in all of the professional designations they’ve earned in dedication to their craft.  Take a look at what each of these designations means here.

MEET OUR PARTNERS

DAN MURRELL
DIRECTOR, PLANNED GIVING
UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS

Our supporters have been very pleased with the process. They appreciate the expertise and the confidentiality that Thompson & Associates provides, and they appreciate that we provided them this opportunity.

Brad Konkler,
Vice President, Philanthropy and Community Health CentraCare Health
St. Cloud, MN

Our partnership with Thompson & Associates provides a layer of confidentiality for our supporters which allows for a more open and honest conversation throughout the process resulting in the best estate plan possible for the supporter.

Liz Sheahan
Vice President of Development
The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank, San Diego, CA

I love this amazing service – it’s my favorite thing!  Our supporters participating feel so honored and special.

about our

parTners

82 nonprofit partners

  • Animal Shelter/Humane Society
  • Arts Organizations

  • Churches
  • Community Foundation

  • Continuing Care Retirement Communities

  • Education

  • Healthcare

  • Hospice

  • Religious Organizations

  • Social Service

  • Zoo

445 combined years of relationship

54% 3+ years of partnership

35% 6+ years of partnership

23% 9+ years of partnership

15% 12+ years of partnership

about our

parTners

82 nonprofit partners

  • Animal Shelter/Humane Society
  • Arts Organizations

  • Churches
  • Community Foundation

  • Continuing Care Retirement Communities

  • Education

  • Healthcare

  • Hospice

  • Religious Organizations

  • Social Service

  • Zoo

445 combined years of relationships

54% 3+ years of partnership

35%  6+ years of partnership

23% 9+ years of partnership

15% 12+ years of partnership

where they’re located

Contact us:
615.369.1416

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