OUR
TEAM

52 team members

Located in 19 states

1,185 years of combined experience

OUR
PARTNERS

90 nonprofit partners

Located in 32 states

415 years of combined relationships

OUR
TEAM

52 team members

Located in 19 states

1,185 years of combined experience

OUR
PARTNERS

90 nonprofit partners

Located in 32 states

415 years of combined relationships

Principals

Principals

Eddie Thompson, Ed.D., FCEP

Eddie Thompson, Ed.D., FCEP

Founder & CEO

 
P. Cayce Powell, J.D., MBA, FCEP

P. Cayce Powell, J.D., MBA, FCEP

President

 
Melinda Magyar

Melinda Magyar

Chief Financial Officer

 

Executive Team

Executive Team

Katie Grassmann

Katie Grassmann

Vice President of Client Services

 
Bill Gustoff, J.D., FCEP

Bill Gustoff, J.D., FCEP

President of Legal Division

 
Jason Meredith, J.D., FCEP

Jason Meredith, J.D., FCEP

Executive VP - Charitable Estate Planning

 
Ben C. Powell, CFRE, M.S.F.E., FCEP

Ben C. Powell, CFRE, M.S.F.E., FCEP

Director, The Carpenter's Legacy

 
 Karen Rawson

Karen Rawson

Assistant to Planning Attorneys

 
Bethany Rozell

Bethany Rozell

Executive VP - Strategic Partnerships

 
Ron Smith, FCEP

Ron Smith, FCEP

President of Associate Relations

 

Senior Vice Presidents

Senior Vice Presidents

Thomas W. Cullinan, J.D., FCEP

Thomas W. Cullinan, J.D., FCEP

Senior Vice President

 
Pamela Davidson, J.D., FCEP

Pamela Davidson, J.D., FCEP

Senior Vice President

 
Michael Geis, CFRE, FAHP, FCEP

Michael Geis, CFRE, FAHP, FCEP

Senior Vice President

 
Johni Hays, J.D., FCEP

Johni Hays, J.D., FCEP

Senior Vice President

 
Bob Hoffman, CSPG, CFRE, FCEP

Bob Hoffman, CSPG, CFRE, FCEP

Senior Vice President

 
Doug Olson, CFRE, FCEP

Doug Olson, CFRE, FCEP

Senior Vice President

 
Darren Penny, MBA, Ph.D., FCEP

Darren Penny, MBA, Ph.D., FCEP

Senior Vice President

 
Jeremy Pharr, J.D., FCEP

Jeremy Pharr, J.D., FCEP

Senior Vice President

 
Frank Stepp, FCEP

Frank Stepp, FCEP

Senior Vice President

 
Paul J. Youngdale, J.D., FCEP

Paul J. Youngdale, J.D., FCEP

Senior Vice President

 

Vice Presidents

Vice Presidents

Tracey Atwater, MBA, CFRE, FCEP

Tracey Atwater, MBA, CFRE, FCEP

Vice President

 
Brian Cohoon, CFP, AIF, CRPC, FCEP

Brian Cohoon, CFP, AIF, CRPC, FCEP

Vice President

 
John Cress, D.Min, FCEP

John Cress, D.Min, FCEP

Vice President

 
Bob Crew, CFP®, CFA™, FCEP

Bob Crew, CFP®, CFA™, FCEP

Vice President

 
Rodney Dean, MBA, FCEP

Rodney Dean, MBA, FCEP

Vice President

 
Lorraine del Prado, CSPG, CFRE, FCEP

Lorraine del Prado, CSPG, CFRE, FCEP

Vice President

 
Allan Fisher, CFRE, Ed.D., FCEP

Allan Fisher, CFRE, Ed.D., FCEP

Vice President

 
Paul Grassmann, J.D., LL.M., FCEP

Paul Grassmann, J.D., LL.M., FCEP

Vice President

 
Elizabeth Calvert Hickman, CKA®, FCEP

Elizabeth Calvert Hickman, CKA®, FCEP

Vice President

 
James Hohn, EA, MBA, FCEP

James Hohn, EA, MBA, FCEP

Vice President

 
L. Paul Hood, Jr., CFRE, J.D., LL.M.

L. Paul Hood, Jr., CFRE, J.D., LL.M.

Vice President

 
Chad Leitch, J.D., FCEP

Chad Leitch, J.D., FCEP

Vice President

 
Frank Marangos, D.Min., Ed.D., FCEP

Frank Marangos, D.Min., Ed.D., FCEP

Vice President

 
Vince McElligott, FCEP

Vince McElligott, FCEP

Vice President

 
Jason McGill, MBA, CPA, FCEP

Jason McGill, MBA, CPA, FCEP

Vice President

 
 Mary Ellis Peterson, FCEP

Mary Ellis Peterson, FCEP

Vice President

 
Cathy R. Sheffield, MBA, CAP®, CSPG, CFRE, FCEP

Cathy R. Sheffield, MBA, CAP®, CSPG, CFRE, FCEP

Vice President

 
Charles Slamar, J.D., LL.M., FCEP

Charles Slamar, J.D., LL.M., FCEP

Vice President

 
Ron Suggs, J.D., FCEP

Ron Suggs, J.D., FCEP

Vice President

 
Joseph Thiegs, J.D., FCEP

Joseph Thiegs, J.D., FCEP

Vice President

 
Ken Turpen, CFRE, FCEP

Ken Turpen, CFRE, FCEP

Vice President

 
J. Lynn Watson, J.D., FCEP

J. Lynn Watson, J.D., FCEP

Vice President

 
John Webber, J.D., FCEP

John Webber, J.D., FCEP

Vice President

 
Michael Ziomko, FCEP

Michael Ziomko, FCEP

Vice President

 
Gary Hargroves, FCEP

Gary Hargroves, FCEP

In Memoriam

 
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

90 nonprofit partners

  • Arts Organizations

  • Community Foundation

  • Continuing Care Retirement Communities

  • Education

  • Healthcare

  • Hospice

  • Religious Organizations

  • Social Service

  • Zoo

415 combined years of experience

63% 3+ years of partnership

34%  6+ years of partnership

19% 9+ years of partnership

7% 12+ years of partnership

about our

parTners

90 nonprofit partners

  • Arts Organizations

  • Community Foundation

  • Continuing Care Retirement Communities

  • Education

  • Healthcare

  • Hospice

  • Religious Organizations

  • Social Service

  • Zoo

415 combined years of experience

63% 3+ years of partnership

34%  6+ years of partnership

19% 9+ years of partnership

7% 12+ years of partnership

where they’re located

Address

112 Westwood Place Suite 250
Brentwood, TN 37027

Phone

615.369.1416

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