Thompson is married to Emily, and they welcomed their first child, Mary Frances, in November of 2018.

Thompson is an active member of Mt. Carmel UMC where he enjoys working with the youth group. A graduate of Young Harris and Georgia College, Thompson runs a financial planning practice with his best friend and wife.

In addition to serving on several local boards, Thompson is the president of the Georgia College Young Alumni Council and has been named one of the Top Financial Advisors Under 40 in Atlanta.

Spending time with family, being outdoors, and working in the community is what he enjoys most.

Mr. Thompson was appointed to the GSFC Board of Commissioners in June 2019. In May 2024, Thompson was appointed to serve as the Fourth District Representative as a result of reapportionment. His term expires May 2030.