Pia Thompson has a diverse and extensive work experience in the legal field. PIA is currently the Founder and Fractional GC at lawesomeGC, providing cost-effective legal solutions to companies. Prior to this, they served as the General Counsel at Scratch Financial and also worked as a Fellow at On Deck, a curated community for leaders in the startup ecosystem. Pia has been a member of various professional organizations such as ACG Orange County, Private Directors Association, and CCFL - Conference on Consumer Finance Law. PIA is also a founding member of TechGC. Pia has held significant legal leadership roles at LoanMe Official and LendUp, where they directed legal operations, managed complex matters, and implemented legal strategies to protect the company's interests. Throughout their career, they have demonstrated strong leadership skills and a deep understanding of legal compliance and risk management.
Pia Thompson has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Political Science from Wellesley College. PIA also has a Juris Doctor degree in law from the University of Michigan Law School.
In terms of additional certifications, Pia Thompson obtained the following:
1. In 1994, they obtained the Illinois Bar License from the ARDC: Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission of the Supreme Court of Illinois.
2. In an unspecified year, Pia Thompson obtained the Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPPUS) certification from the IAPP - International Association of Privacy Professionals.
3. In March 2022, they obtained the GRC Professional Certification from GRC Certify.
4. In May 2023, Pia Thompson obtained the Advantage Improv Applied Improvisation Professional certification from Canvas Credentials (Badgr).
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January, 2023 - present