Shonzia Thompson

Vice President, Meetings Management

 

Shonzia Thompson is vice president of meetings management for the NAM, creating environments that help manufacturers connect for over 14 years. She provides strategic direction and oversight of the NAM portfolio of events. She also oversees the NAM Headquarters events operation, servicing over 400 member events annually. Prior to joining the NAM, she worked for the Professional Development Division at the American Bankers Association.

Ms. Thompson is an active member of the Professional Convention Management Association and has served in numerous volunteer positions with the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) and the board of directors for Meeting Professionals International, Potomac (PMPI).

Ms. Thompson received her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Maryland-University College. She is a certified association executive (CAE) with the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and a certified meeting professional (CMP). She resides in Maryland with her husband and daughter.