Strategic Advisory Board Member

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Donald Thompson Jr., CEO


With two decades of experience growing and leading firms, Donald Thompson is a thought leader on goal achievement, influencing company culture and driving exponential growth.   As an entrepreneur, Donald has led companies which have attained successful exits with strong returns for shareholders and employees

Donald is currently CEO of Walk West, a digital marketing firm recently recognized by Inc. as the fastest growing agency in North Carolina for 2018.  In addition, Donald serves on boards for several organizations in the fields of technology, marketing, sports and entertainment and is a mentor for Google for Entrepreneurs Exchange.  

He speaks frequently for businesses, organizations and universities and shares actionable insights and strategies across key functions of business strategy, entrepreneurship, leadership development, and diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  Donald has written for multiple publications including and and has published his own eBooks on decision making and diversity. To learn more, visit

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