Danny Thompson

by Yes Weekly Election Coverage

Residential address: Spyglass Drive (map)

Incumbent or challenger? Incumbent

Age: 49

Campaign website or blog: (link)

Endorsement: Conservatives for Guilford County and Joe Guarino

Occupation and employer: Owner and operator, Comfort Keeper

Previous electiveexperience (including election campaigns): Greensboro City Council, 2009-present

Civic and volunteerexperience (including service on city commissions and boards): Past president, Triad Retirement Living Association;board member, Summit Rotary Club; former member, Guilford County Commission onAging; 1992 graduate of Leadership Greensboro; loaned executive for United Way;ambassador for Greensboro Chamber of Commerce; Sunday school teacher, FriendlyHills Church (past); city council liaison to Greensboro Chamber of Commerce OperatingGroup Board of Directors; city council liaison to Greensboro Sports Commission

Education (highest degreeattained and name of institution): Bachelorsdegree with major in psychology, Asbury College; nationally certified geriatriccare manager

Party registration: Republican (nonpartisan contest)

Where were you born? Greensboro

Paid consultants workingon your campaign: None (as of July12)

Campaign manager: Undetermined (as of July 12)

Treasurer: Theresa Yon

Articles about this candidate:

2011 general election voter guide (link)

Taxes and spending: Where Greensboro City Council candidates stand (link)

Danny Thompson’s specious landfill numbers (link)

Mayoral challenger Perkins swamps incumbent Knight (link

2011 primary election endorsement & voter guide (link)

Wade, Knight make no apologies for landfill decision (link

Candidates take message to east Greensboro voters (link)

At-large candidates in Greensboro municipal election struggle to differentiate themselves (link)

Candidate profile: Danny Thompson (link)

Vendor selection in landfill decision questioned (link)

Discussions about regional solid waste option begin (links)