Mike Thompson, Chief Executive Officer
Mike Thompson joined the staff as Chief Executive Officer in June 2014 with more than 18 years of nonprofit leadership experience. A graduate of the University of Oklahoma in Business Administration, he previously served as the COO and Acting President of GLAAD and the Executive Director of Equality Utah. In addition, Thompson worked with the Gill Foundation and Gill Action to form One Colorado and has worked extensively as a leadership and organizational development consultant. Throughout his career, Mike’s passion has been building mission-focused organizations. Mike is actively involved with CenterLink, the network of LGBT community centers across the nation. Mike also wrote and published the inspirational “Lessons from Gordo the Dog”. Mike and his partner Ron, along with their Puppy Pack Gordo, Ricky, and Paulie, live in Palm Springs.