Colleen Thompson attended the University of Southern California where she earned her under graduate degree in business administration. She later went on to attain her Master's degree in Fundraising Management from Columbia University.
Colleen worked for the Friends of the Domaine de Chantilly in New York City, a nonprofit supporting a cultural and architectural site just outside of Paris. She spent several years as a member of the Development Special Events team at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and helped execute a variety of events including the Met Gala.
Colleen first became involved with TCF as a Special Events volunteer then as a Community Investment Volunteer. Following these experiences, she joined the board in June 2021.
Colleen and her husband reside in Darien and have one daughter and are expecting another child in the summer of 2021.