Erin Thompson

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Los Angeles, CA

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Erin is an experienced social entrepreneur, performance and business coach, administrator, business developer, and project manager. Erin is the Principal at E7 Enterprises; a music and literary publishing company.

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Erin earned a Jurist Doctorate from The John Marshall Law School where she graduated as a member of Phi Delta Honors Society. She was President of the Entertainment Law Society and Treasurer of the Mediation and Arbitration Society and studied aboard with the South Western Law School in London. Erin has a Bachelors Degree in Business Management from Columbia College and spent time studying at Augustana College and American University. Erin was an adjunct professor in Loyola Marymount University’s MBA program in Playa Vista, CA where she taught Social Entrepreneurship. Erin serves on the leadership team for the Polk Institute for Social Entrepreneurship where she creates new partnerships.

Erin enjoys being able to reference skills and relationships developed from her time spent working at:

  • Inner City Law Center in Los Angeles - accomplishments of note include raising $1 mil from a fundraising luncheon, producing the first ever L.A. County-wide Weekend to End Homelessness, and leading the team that created www.homeful.la which connects people with opportunities to volunteer, donate or advocate towards ending homelessness. Leading the team that produced an online City of LA mayoral candidate forum with over 400 attendees.

  • New Life Covenant Church in Chicago - accomplishments of note include automating systems for the over 60 ministries at this mega church and successfully managing a $50 mil real estate portfolio,

  • McKissack and Mckissack - accomplishments of note include securing multi-million dollar architecture and engineering contracts from The Chicago Housing Authority and the Martin Luther King Memorial in D.C., and

  • The Chicago Board of Education - accomplishments of note include creating an attendance initiative, producing city- wide Parental Involvement Conferences, and launching the first ever Textbook Scholarship Program.

    Erin founded The S Word Project, a non-profit that sets teens up to win at life by creating safe space for them to learn and talk about sex and relationships. The S Word Project team produced workshops, a speaker’s series, special events, hike and chats, and media projects to help teens, in Chicago and Los Angeles community center programs, churches and schools, grasp concepts that strengthen their communication and critical thinking skills. The S Word Project’s work provides comprehensive sex education which has given over 400 youth access to love, strong families, generational wealth, and happiness since it started in 2014. She now focuses on coaching parents to get ready for “the talk”.

    Erin is active on social media and enjoys inspiring people to take good care of their health through a work out accountability system she’s created called the #GetItInCheckIn. Erin also enjoys being a part of the hip-hop culture, coaching Landmark Education programs, podcasting, mentoring, songwriting, sailing, belly dancing and cooking. She is a Chicago Bears fan.

Polk Institute - https://polkinstitute.org/events/

Inner City Law Center - https://innercitylaw.org

Writing Sessions America - https://writingsessionsamerica.net

The S Word Project - https://www.theswordproject.org

Erin Thompson’s coaching, poise, and rigor gave me stellar results in my personal life and my business. The opportunities I’ve created for myself are real because of Erin’s partnership with me. In the course of 5 years I have experience amazing results and real value. I highly recommend partnering with Erin on anything that matters to you. She is respectful, responsible and honest. It was one of the best choices I’ve ever made for myself and my career.

 

                                                                                      - Lydia Macintosh, Business Owner and Musician