Press Release: Eddie Thompson Elected to 2021 National Board of the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners

Thompson has been elected to serve a three-year term beginning January 2021.

Monday, June 29, 2020

For Immediate Release
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Bethany Rozell, Executive VP, Strategic Partnerships
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BRENTWOOD, TN — The National Association of Charitable Gift Planners (CGP) is pleased to announce Eddie Thompson, Ed.D. has been elected to serve as a member of the national board of directors. Six members were elected to the board to serve three-year terms beginning January 2021. The members were elected at the Assembly of Delegates held June 16, 2020 virtually.

Eddie founded Thompson & Associates. As CEO, he provides leadership and direction to more than 45 seasoned charitable estate planners with Thompson & Associates. He has planned thousands of estates, which has generated billions of dollars to charity during his forty plus years working with nonprofits. He is a member of the local chapter, the Planned Giving Council of Middle Tennessee.

“It’s an honor to serve with such highly skilled and knowledgeable professionals, and I look forward to making a difference in nonprofit development.  Over the next several years, I hope to help those in our honorable profession become more effective.  Many people depend on the services of nonprofit organizations, so we must strive for excellence every day.  I am delighted the CGP Assembly of Delegates elected me to serve in this way.”  – Eddie Thompson

Thompson joins 18 individuals from throughout the country who serve on the national board that represents more than 100 councils and 8,000 professionals in the field of charitable gift planning.

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About Thompson & Associates

Thompson & Associates partners with nonprofits to provide estate planning services to their supporters. Thompson & Associates’ planning process clarifies values and goals to develop a plan that benefits supporters’ loved ones and favorite causes. Through Thompson’s personalized estate planning approach, they help nonprofits build stronger relationships with their supporters to fulfill their mission by moving from “hoping” planned gifts materialize to active gift creation by putting their supporters’ needs first. Giving supporters an opportunity to work closely with an independent and confidential advisor to clarify their values and reduce uncertainty frees them to make a lasting impact on their family, community and the world.

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