Judy Thompson

Executive Director, Kettering Family Philanthropies
1999, B.A., Classical Humanities

member since 2003

Judith Thompson resumed her pursuit of a college degree in 1989, studying part time while working at The Dayton Foundation; she graduated summa cum laude and in November 1999 was promoted to executive vice president. In December 2000, she was named one of the Top Ten Women in Dayton. Judith was a superb student, active in her community, and has made trips to Greece and Italy with the Classics Department.

Judith now serves as the Executive Director of The Kettering Family Philanthropies and manages The Kettering Fund, The Virginia W. Kettering Foundation, and the Kettering Family Foundation. In 2002 she was awarded the Outstanding Alumna Award and has served on the Dean’s Leadership Board and the Leadership Scholarship Sub-Committee since 2003. She has been married to her husband, Thomas, for 51 years. She is a mother of two and grandmother of five.