Donald Thompson

Meet the Mastermind!

Donald is one of our Elite Sales Allies and is the brainchild for our Sales 101 Course. Named to the Forbes Next 1000 list in 2021, he is always looking for new ways to help leaders grow themselves and their businesses. He is a thought leader on goal achievement, influencing company culture, and driving exponential growth for businesses. 

Biography

With two decades of experience growing and leading firms, Donald is a thought leader on goal achievement, influencing company culture, and driving exponential growth.  As an entrepreneur, Donald has led companies that have attained successful exits with strong returns for shareholders and employees. Donald is an angel investor personally infusing over a million dollars in North Carolina ventures alone.

Adept at building teams that accelerate growth, Donald is both the CEO of Walk West and the CEO of The Diversity Movement. In addition, Donald serves on the boards for Vidant Medical Center, Raleigh Chamber, TowneBank Raleigh, and several other organizations in the fields of technology, marketing, sports and entertainment. He is a mentor for Black Founders Google for Entrepreneurs Exchange.  Donald is a weekly contributor to WRAL TechWire, has written for multiple publications including Entrepeneur.com and CNBC.com and has published his own eBooks on decision making and diversity in the workplace.

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