Mr. Thompson is a committed public and community servant and has a passion for public education and the development of a skilled workforce to support the development, growth and expansion of Alabama's business and industry sectors.
Mr. Thompson is a native and resident of Baldwin County where for 35 years he operated specialty clothing stores in Gulf Shores, Spanish Fort, Fairhope, Bay Minette and Atmore. He is currently the owner of Thompson Properties in Baldwin County.
His public service has included serving on the Alabama State Board of Education, the Baldwin County Judicial Commission, the Baldwin County Board of Equalization and the Bay Minette Planning Commission.
He is an alumnus of the Alabama Community College System and received his B.S. from Auburn University.