Personal Development and Leadership Consultant
Troy P. Thompson is a Personal Development and Leadership Consultant, where he partners with direct-service organizations, trade associations and universities to provide professional development program consulting and training. He is also the Chair of the Professional Development Committee at Sponsors for Educational Opportunity, a Workshop Facilitator at Baruch College, and a Transformative Leadership Advisory Board Member at Pace University. Troy also provides self-leadership coaching to millennial and Gen Z professionals to help them conquer limiting beliefs and take action in pursuit of their calling — cataloging those best practices via his #BetterWithTroy video series. A Harlem native and first-generation college graduate, his passion is rooted in a first-hand understanding of how a lack of positive guidance can negatively affect one's likelihood for success. A noted advocate for diversity, inclusion, and mental health, Troy's commentary has been featured in various publications including Black Enterprise. Previously, he served as the Digital Communications Associate at the Public Relations Society of America, where he spearheaded the association's digital marketing efforts before being tapped by Havas PR to drive social media strategy and global community management for client brands and partner agencies. He remains a Strategic Advisor to the Museum of Public Relations.