Betty Thompson

Executive Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton

Betty Thompson is Booz Allen's chief people officer and a member of our firm’s Leadership Team.

Betty joined the firm in 2008, bringing more than 20 years of experience directing human capital strategy and human resource functions for large corporations. As the head of our people services, Betty ensures that we have the best-in-class talent to solve our clients’ evolving needs. She is also instrumental in a creating a world-class employment experience for all of our staff.

In addition to leading the day-to-day human resources functions that serve our firm, Betty is a driving force behind the firm’s people strategy. Designed to enable key business imperatives, our people strategy focuses on workforce planning, talent management, critical skills and expertise, and employee engagement.

Prior to joining the firm, Betty most recently served as vice president of human resources for Fannie Mae. There she was responsible for all aspects of human resources management and operations. Betty led company-wide organizational redesign and staffing efforts as well as initiatives to improve productivity and reduce costs. She was also responsible for developing the company's people strategy to increase the performance, utilization, and engagement of Fannie Mae's workforce.

Prior to her tenure at Fannie Mae, Betty also held several human resource leadership roles with IBM, after holding key line positions in marketing and customer service operations.

Betty holds a master’s in human resources and personnel management from American University in Washington, DC.



  • Executive Vice President

    Current role

  • Chief People Officer


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