OUR
TEAM

53 team members

Located in 19 states

1,253 years of combined experience

OUR
PARTNERS

93 nonprofit partners

Located in 32 states

415 years of combined relationships

OUR
TEAM

53 team members

Located in 19 states

1,253 years of combined experience

OUR
PARTNERS

93 nonprofit partners

Located in 32 states

415 years of combined relationships

Principals

Principals

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

Melinda Magyar
Chief Financial Officer

Executive Team

Executive Team

Ian Fraser, MBA, FAHP, FCEP
President of
Thompson & Associates, Canada

Katie Grassmann
Vice President
of Client Services

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

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

Ben Powell, M.S.F.E., FCEP
Director,
The Carpenter’s Legacy

Karen Rawson
Assistant to
Planning Attorneys

Bethany Rozell
Executive Vice President, Strategic Partnerships

Ron Smith, FCEP
President of
Associate Relations

Senior Vice Presidents

Senior Vice Presidents

Thomas W. Cullinan, J.D., FCEP
Senior Vice President

Pamela Davidson, J.D., FCEP
Senior Vice President

Michael Geis, CFRE, FCEP, FAHP
Senior Vice President

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

Bob Hoffman, CSPG, CFRE, FCEP
Senior Vice President

Doug Olson, CFRE, FCEP
Senior Vice President

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

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

Frank Stepp, ARM, FCEP
Senior Vice President

Paul Youngdale, J.D., FCEP
Senior Vice President

Vice Presidents

Vice Presidents

Mary Ellis Peterson, FCEP
Vice President

Virgil Scott, CFRE, FCEP
Vice President

Ron Suggs, J.D., FCEP
Vice President

Kelley Tetzlaff
Vice President

Joe Thiegs, J.D., FCEP
Vice President

Ken Turpen, CFRE, FCEP
Vice President

John Webber, J.D., FCEP
Vice President

Michael Ziomko, FCEP
Vice President

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

93 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

93 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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