Michele H. Thompson

Chief, Program Management Office and Program Lead, American Women Quarters™, United States Mint

Michele Thompson is a classically trained marketing professional with over 20 years of federal and private sector experience in strategy, product development and program management. Since joining the U.S. Mint in 2015, she has led numerous strategic marketing initiatives including the annual holiday and military campaigns, and has been instrumental in developing and implementing a new Program Management Office.

Thompson is currently the program lead for the American Women Quarters™ Program, a multi-year coin program honoring diverse accomplishments and contributions of prominent women. In this role, she leads a cross-functional team of experts through the ideation, strategic development, and overall execution of this groundbreaking initiative.  Michele earned an M.B.A. with a focus on brand management from Cornell University, and a B.A. from George Washington University.