Janet Thompson has over 25 years of operational leadership experience through service in the defense, federal government, and nonprofit sectors.
Janet was commissioned as a U.S. Navy Supply Corps Ensign in 1995 leading logistics teams aboard the Destroyer USS Ross, Naval Air Station New Orleans, and Cargo Handling Battalion THIRTEEN out of Gulfport, MS. After three tours of active duty, she transitioned to the Reserve Force to pursue strategic planning with US Forces Japan and Special Operations Command in both Europe and Tampa, FL. She completed her Joint Strategy certification through the U.S. Navy War College in Newport, RI and then retired in 2015 as a Commander.
Prior to joining Good360 in 2016, Janet completed a tour with the Small Business Administration, Office of Disaster Assistance leading a team of administrative professionals to support operators in the field during major weather events.
As the Senior Director of Program Operations, Janet and her team designed and implemented innovative opportunities for top retailers to donate goods to a network of nonprofit organizations. Today, as the Vice President of Nonprofit Development, she has the privilege of shaping a network of over 100,000 impactful charity partners across the country who enrich their communities through in-kind product donations.
Janet holds a degree in Sociology from Tulane University and a Nonprofit Management Executive Certification from Georgetown University. She is married to Captain Steve Thompson, USN and they live in an intergenerational home in northern Virginia with their three children, two parents, and two dogs.