Ashley Thompson_goodAshley Thompson
Vice President of Partnership
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Ashley Thompson is the managing director for the Blackbaud Institute for Philanthropic Impact. Through this role, she is responsible for driving Blackbaud’s extensive research and best practice content. Ashley’s passion for the nonprofit sector stems from her deep roots as a fundraiser and development marketer. She firmly believes that through her role building valuable research and insight, she can influence much-needed change and better support effective and efficient practices for the sector.

She is honored to build relationships with vital groups such as the Association of Fundraising Professionals and is thrilled to be a part of such a robust local chapter. She has served on the AFP, Greater Austin Chapter board since 2016 as director of communications and currently as the vice president of partnerships. She is also a board member of Austin-based Mission Capital, which works to increase the impact of mission-driven people and organizations. She also serves there as a Social Venture Partner with the 2017 Investee, Allies Against Slavery.

She is a regular contributor to npENGAGE, serves on the 2018 Giving USA Editorial Review Board, and is a member of the Nonprofit PRO Editorial Advisory Board.

Connect with her on Twitter at @EttaMT or on LinkedIn