Greg Thompson, 2018 Board Member
Greg Thompson has lived in the New Orleans Metropolitan area his entire life. He has been living outside of Mandeville for the last 5 years. He and his wife Kim have six grown children and a granddaughter. His father was born and raised in Folsom.
Greg graduated from UNO with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. His career started with Jefferson Parish in 1983 as a project engineer that was part of a team that designed and constructed large-scale drainage pumping stations. After that, Greg managed the development of an electronic mapping system called a Geographic Information System (GIS). During his tenure with Jefferson Parish, Greg obtained his Professional Engineering licenses in Mechanical and Control Systems Engineering.
In 1994, Greg started Geographic Computer Technologies (GCT) with the goal of providing information technologies to government agencies. GCT specializes in developing mapping systems (GIS) and related applications.
Throughout his childhood and through the many years raising kids, Greg has raised many dogs and cats. Most of the cats were strays and all dogs were from the pound. He joined the board out of his concern for the plight of animals in urban environments.