President and CEO
Terry Thompson graduated cum laude from Northern Michigan University with a BS degree in Medical Technology in 1986 and over the years supplemented his education with many business and marketing courses from Kellogg Graduate School of Management, University of Michigan Business School, Notre Dame University, Kotler Marketing Group, Braun Consulting, Northwestern University, and others.
From 1986-1992, Terry worked as a Technologist and Laboratory Manager in Virginia and Florida laboratories. In 1992, he was hired into the marketing organization of Baxter Healthcare Diagnostics (later known as Dade International, Dade Behring Inc., and currently Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics) where he rapidly advanced holding positions as Technical Specialist, Senior Specialist, Associate Product Manager, Product Manager, Marketing Manager, and Associate Director of Marketing. He has managed growth in product lines with annual sales of over $0.5 billion and managed annual operating budgets up to $0.5 million. In addition, he has managed projects with budgets up to $2 million dollars, was responsible for website redesigns, and implementation of internet marketing into the company's marketing strategy.
In addition to his work experience, Terry has served as Town Commissioner and Planning Commission Chairman for the Town of Bellefonte in Delaware. He was the primary author of the Town Bellefonte Comprehensive Plan, numerous ordinances, and resolutions. He has worked with numerous county, state, and U.S. government officials. Before moving to Florida in 2009, he was recognized by the Town for his efforts in stabilizing the Town's financial and legal status, as well as its plan for future growth.
Bradenton, FL 34205