• OUR MISSION

    Creating Vibrant Community
    by helping LGBTQ people along their way


     

     
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    THE LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER OF THE DESERT
    760.416.7790 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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, his two dogs Gordo and Ricky, along with Boo Boo the Cat live in Palm Springs.

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Additional Info

  • Title: Chief Executive Officer
  • The LGBT Community Center of The Desert

    The McDonald/Wright Building

    1301 North Palm Canyon Dr, 3rd Floor
    Palm Springs, CA 92262

    760.416.7790 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Open Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

    The Center is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) public charity
    EIN # 33-0937301

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