Meet JBS CEO Arthur ThompsonPosted: October 14, 2011
Arthur R. Thompson was born in Seattle, Washington. He attended the University of Washington, the Washington Military Academy and other business related institutions, before going into business for himself.
Mr. Thompson joined the Society in May 1964 and rose through the ranks becoming a successful Area Coordinator for The John Birch Society in the 1970s. He left the staff to go back into business in 1981 and returned to the staff again in the 1990s.
Art has held virtually every volunteer and staff position in the Society, including National Director of Development and Communications and National Director of Field Activities. For several years, he represented the Society in a variety of media events, including appearing on “60 Minutes” and conducting tours for JBS Speakers Bureau.
Beyond serving The John Birch Society, Mr. Thompson also served as an officer in the Select Reserve Force of the Army and National Guard.
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FUN FACT: He enjoys chocolate and carmel turtles, yum!