Karen Thompson is proud of her local roots as a second-generation Bakersfield High Driller, and graduate at BC and CSUB with concentration on Business and HR Management. Thompson’s family farming experience was beneficial as she started her career with a marketer of agricultural products in the central valley. Her career later turned to the oil industry, where Karen was successful in the corporate energy environment for over 25 years, working as a Supervisor and HR Advisor to operations and management teams. Karen joined Cushman & Wakefield | Pacific in 2016, to combine her diverse talents with Team TNT, partnering with Patrick Thompson and his broad marketing and business experience, specializing in office and investments, for over 30 years.
“Much of my extra-curricular community support for the past 25+ years has focused on job skill development and employment activities, including being part of the BC Foundation. As a BC Alumni, I was proud to have been part of the leadership team, contributing to the successful Community College Bond Campaign 2016. Go Gades!”