Brian Thompson Portrait

Brian Thompson

Associate Director, Project Lead

As a partnership associate for Ed Advancement, Brian Thompson oversees projects, relationships, and other program elements to advance the organization’s support of partner HBCUs. Brian’s professional journey includes serving as a financial aid verification specialist at Prairie View A&M University. In this role, he provided valuable guidance to both prospective and current students, addressing a range of financial aid matters related to school expenses. His responsibilities encompassed aiding students throughout the application and award process. Prior to his tenure at Prairie View A&M University, Brian played a pivotal role as a College Readiness Manager within the Houston Independent School District. During this time, he made a significant impact by assisting seniors in securing more than 7 million dollars in scholarships and grants. These resources proved instrumental in alleviating the financial burdens associated with higher education costs. Brian proudly holds a trio of degrees from Prairie View A&M University. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies, a Master’s in Education Administration, and a Master’s in Counseling.