Alderman Brian Thompson

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Overview
Mr. Thompson was elected to his first term as Alderman in the 2005 municipal election. He was re-elected to serve a second term in 2009 and again in 2013 for a third term. His goal is to serve the Town of Arlington in a manner that garnishes the trust of all residents, to always be honest and make decisions which are truly in the best interest of this great community.

Family
Wife Amber, Son Owen (9), Stepson Jagger (9), and Stepdaughter Allegra (17).

Career
Solutions Architect at Expedient Data Centers; Owner of Renew Wellness Spa

Civic
Alderman, Town of Arlington, 2005 to Present; Arlington Communications Committee, 2004 to 2010; Arlington Planning Commission Member, March 2005 to February 2006; Arlington Design Review Committee, December 2003 to February 2005; Chairman, March 2006 to Present; Chairman, Board of Zoning Appeals, July 2009 to July 2011; Originally designed and currently maintaining town website; coordinator/organizer of Arlington BBQ FallFest; 2003 Graduate of Shelby County Sheriff's Department Citizens Academy; Tennessee Elected Officials Academy, Levels I and II; Graduate of Tennessee Local Government Leadership Program (2008); former Arlington Chamber of Commerce board member

Religion
Charter Member of Faith Baptist Church in Bartlett

Education
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Christian Brothers University, Memphis (1997); Graduate of Bartlett High School (1993)

Awards
Recognized by Mayor Russell Wiseman as Arlington Citizen of the Year for 2004

Hobbies
Playing and watching sports, attending sporting events, computer related interests, music

Miscellaneous
"I am truly honored to serve the Town in this capacity. As Alderman, I endeavor to ensure that the town maintains fiscal responsibility as additional tax revenue is generated through increased development, to continue smart growth and development, and to encourage attractive commercial construction and quality residential developments. I would also like to ensure, as funding becomes available, that the town utilizes technology, computers, and the Internet effectively to enhance communications and make government operations more efficient."

Board of Mayor & Aldermen

Areas of
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