Ashley Thompson is the managing director for the Blackbaud Institute for Philanthropic Impact. She is responsible for driving Blackbaud’s extensive research, thought leadership, and best practice content. Through this role, she builds thoughtful strategies and solutions for the philanthropic sector using the most comprehensive data set in the social good community. She also manages internal and external relationships for the Institute, including the convening of the Blackbaud Institute Advisory Board.
Ashley is active in the Austin community and participates in numerous groups as a volunteer, board member, and collaborative partner.
She is a regular contributor to npENGAGE, serves on the 2019 Giving USA Editorial Review Board, and is a member of the NonprofitPRO Editorial Advisory Board.