Staff Leadership

Joe Thompson

Chief Impact Officer

Joe Thompson is the Chief Outcomes and Training Officer for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area (BGCAA). Joe is responsible for creating a training program that is effective and accessible for all employees. He manages the implementation of Continuous Quality Improvement cycles across the organization, including the coordination of data collection, analysis, and effective data-driven decision making.

Joe graduated from the University of Leeds with a Master’s Degree in Civil and Structural Engineering (International). For several years during this time, Joe worked at a summer camp in Texas where he gained experience and a passion for implementing and managing youth programs.

Joe was an Asset Management Consultant in England and Scotland working closely with some of the UK’s largest asset owners to develop Decision Support Tools, assisting the client to align their expenditure and strategic goals by prioritizing investment options.

Joe then moved to Thailand and taught as an ESL Science Teacher at an Elementary School. In addition to implementing a K-6th STEM Program across the school, he also created a series of professional development sessions for staff and worked with the leadership team that improved organizational outcomes.

Joe joined BGCAA as the Director of STEM Education; he then transitioned to the Director of Organizational Performance and Training and was named the Chief Outcomes and Training Officer.