About Cynthia

CynthiaPixCynthia Y. Thompson is the Principal and Founder of The Thompson HR Firm, LLC, a human resources consulting firm in Memphis, TN. The Firm is an HRCI approved provider specializing in HR strategic leadership. Cynthia is also Publisher | Editor of HR Professionals Magazine, a regional HR trade publication distributed to SHRM members and HR professionals in Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas. The mission of the publication is to inform and educate HR professionals.

Thompson is a senior human resources executive with more than twenty years of senior human resources experience concentrated in publicly traded companies. She has an MBA and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources. Cynthia served as President of SHRM-Memphis in 2006 and founded the SHRM-Memphis Executive Roundtable.

She has served as an Adjunct Professor at Christian Brothers University in Memphis teaching Human Resources Management and Principles of Management, and taught Business Communications in the MBA program at Bellhaven University in Memphis. She also teaches an HR Certification Prep Class at Bethel University in Memphis. She is a frequent speaker on HR leadership at SHRM conferences and HR events in TN, MS, AR.