Jonathan Thompson, Senior Advisor

Jonathan Thompson

Senior Advisor


Jonathan Thompson has over 15 years of leadership experience, including six years in recruitment and onboarding of new soldiers. He has an extensive background in performance management, talent development, coaching, and mentoring. Jonathan is a meticulous problem solver and critical thinker focused on innovative change solutions. 

Jonathan has recently joined the IA team full-time after successfully completing an internship under the United States Army Career Skills Program (CSP). This unique opportunity allowed Jonathan to spend his final days of his career in the military learning and transitioning to civilian life with IA. Culminating a 20-year career of military service, he is excited to continue his passion of helping others and developing constructive and creative solutions to transform HR. 

Jonathan is a graduate of Troy University and has earned his master’s in human resource management. 

You might not know:

Jonathan has visited as many different countries as he has states in the U.S.

Prior Experience:

  • United States Army


  • B.S. in Multi-Discipline Psychology and Strategic Leadership, Troy University
  • M.S. in Human Resource Management, Troy University


The ability to learn new racetracks and racing lines quickly, a skill that similarly allows him to understand and empathize with others during periods of uncertainty and change.

Location: Orlando, FL


What Jonathan is saying on

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A path less traveled

When I was asked to write about my journey to IA, I didn’t know where to start. I thought about starting with, “on a stormy October day in 1984…,”but I decided that might be a bit much. For the sake of time, I’ll start with...
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