Michael Thompson

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BUSINESS BACKGROUND

  • Founder of Thompson Family Wines, LLC
  • Founder and CEO of ITS Technical Services (ITS), an Electronics Manufacturing Services company based in Alpharetta, GA, since 2000
  • Founder and CEO of Eclipse Leasing, LLC
  • Senior Director with North American Philips, Vice President  of Sanmina Corporation and Vice President of sales & marketing for K*Tec Electronics

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Texas A&M University
  • Master of Business Administration in Finance from Texas A&M University

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Board Member – MBA Advisory Board, Mays School of Business, Texas A&M University
  • Board Member, Advisory Board - Pesa Industries, Huntsville, AL
  • Chairman of the Board – Eclipse Leasing, LLC
  • Founder – Thompson Family Wines, LLC
  • Board member, Advisory Board – Black Dog Cellars
  • Founder & CEO of I. Technical Services, LLC a provider of Electronics Manufacturing Services

CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Board Member of the Emeril Lagasse Foundation
  • Board Member of the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center
  • Board Member of the American Diabetes Association of Houston
  • Founder – Chi Chi Miguel Throwdown ( $3M for children’s charities)
  • Founding Board Member of Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation
  • Corporate Member 1997 – 2007, PADRE Foundation (Search for the cure of diabetes) 
  • Corporate Member 2002 – 2009, Discovery Science Center of Orange County (established to develop Math & Science in children) 
  • Past Chairman, United Way Campaign, Southwest Houston, TX
  • Associate, Junior Achievement