Heidi Thompson

Former Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Sojourners

Heidi Thompson has been working with churches and faith-based organizations on marketing and fundraising for 15 years. She’s served two large, urban congregations and was part of the start-up staff of a faith-based school for low-income teens. Heidi joined the Sojourners’ development department in January 2006 as director of individual giving in charge of direct mail and online fundraising. Last September, she moved over to the marketing team as the chief marketing officer. Heidi holds a master’s in integrated marketing communication from Northwestern University.

Posts By This Author

My Hometown Makes the Front Page of The Washington Post

by Heidi Thompson 12-17-2009

At a recent holiday party, I tried to describe my hometown of Warren, Ohio.

"Warren?" I said. "Well, it's a lot like Detroit. With none of the perks."

Forgiveness as Healing

by Heidi Thompson 02-01-2007

Eva Mozes Kor was 9 years old when she and the rest of her family stepped off the train at Auschwitz. Within seconds, she lost sight of her father and two older sisters in the crowd.