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National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) and the NADO Research Foundation
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Phone: 202.624.7806 | Fax: 202.624.8813 |

Laurie Thompson
Deputy Executive Director
Work Phone: 202.624.5948 Work Fax: 202.624.8813
Laurie Thompson assists the Executive Director in planning, designing, implementing and managing all of the organization’s programs and activities.  She oversees the daily operations of grant proposals, research, training and conferences, and communications activities.  Laurie works closely with the Executive Director to help secure financial resources for NADO and the NADO Research Foundation, as well as monitor and comply with appropriate budget, financial and reporting requirements.  She works with staff to develop strategic alliances with key representatives from member organizations, foundations, national organizations and federal agencies.  Before joining NADO in 1998, Laurie directed a grant making program for First Nations Development Institute, a national Native American economic development corporation. Other previous experience includes seven years in health care administration and five years providing training and technical assistance to Native grantees of the Administration on Aging.  She received a master’s degree in health services administration from George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree in public affairs and government from Mount Vernon College.  
She received a master’s degree in health services administration from George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree in public affairs and government from Mount Vernon College.