Michael Thompson

AIB Director of Partner Engagement|
Tallahassee, Florida

Michael, an entrepreneur and nonprofit professional with 20 years of experience, has excelled in growth strategy and development. He has worked with multiple Foundations with national footprints, specializing in new donor acquisition. Michael has a proven record of growing donor revenue. His strategic and operational skills span a wide range of causes and missions. Notably, he played a pivotal role in the expansion of the Barbara Bush Foundation from a donor-advised charity to a public charity. In 2019, he began serving as a nonprofit growth and development consultant, where he has achieved significant success for his clients as a team member and leader of multiple national funding initiatives and high-wealth cultivation events. His achievements as a growth and development consultant include market expansion for a startup tech company that developed a cloud-based, AI-generated strategy simulation platform. In addition, Michael helped lead a successful market entry for a startup company in emergency medicine and informatics into new and critical markets. The client’s startup was later acquired. Michael graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Performance Management certification in Business and Industry.