Michael Thompson

Background
Michael Thompson was born in Washington, D.C. When he was one year old, Michael and his family moved to Landover Hills, Maryland where he currently resides. Michael attended Landover Hills Elementary School and Glenridge Junior High in Prince Georges County before attending Emerson Preparatory High School in Washington, D.C. Michael also attended Montgomery College, Takoma Park, majoring in Business Administration.
Commissioner Michael Thompson
Career Experience
Michael began a long career in banking in 1983 as a teller for First National Bank of Maryland. During the course of his career Michael also worked for:
  • Mellon Bank
  • Maryland Federal Savings and Loan (which later became BB&T)
  • Greater Atlantic Bank in Virginia
  • Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union (most recently)
Current Positions
After 30 years in finance, Michael accepted a position as Treasurer/Code Enforcement Officer for his hometown of Landover Hills this past March. In addition, Michael was a 4-term councilmember for the town during which time he was involved in many civic and community activities.

Interests & Hobbies
In his spare time, Michael enjoys:
  • Bowling
  • Martial arts
  • Running
  • Theater
  • Volunteering for the Whitman-Walker Clinic in D.C
  • Weightlifting
He is an avid cat lover and music enthusiast with a large and ever growing rare record and tape collection. Michael views his participation as a Cable Commissioner as another way to give back to the community.