Title: Senior Intelligence Service Officer (Retired)
Company: Central Intelligence Agency
Location: Lancaster, Virginia, United States
Ocassa “Cassie” Thompson, retired senior intelligence service officer from the Central Intelligence Agency, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of public security.
With more than three decades of experience to her credit, Ms. Thompson has cultivated a fulfilling career in the field of public safety and administration. With a career spanning 33 years, she excelled as an officer in the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Prior to retiring, she held a position as a senior intelligence service (SIS) officer, a role she is particularly proud to have earned. Additionally, Ms. Thompson is grateful to have served as the chief of recruitment for the CIA’s Directorate of Operations.
Since retiring from her profession, Ms. Thompson has remained active as a civic-minded in her community. To wit, she has participated in hospice support in Lancaster County, Virginia, since 2017. Furthermore, since 2019, she has served as the chair of the Lancaster County Broadband Authority. Ms. Thompson also continues to participate as a member of the Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society, and she is a board member of Rappahannock Community College and the president of the Lancaster County Community Library.
As part of her vocational journey, Ms. Thompson previously pursued a formal education. Attending the Good Council College in White Plains, New York, she achieved a Bachelor of Science in history, with a minor in education, in 1969. Additionally, she completed post graduate coursework toward a master’s degree. To commemorate her achievements in the field, Ms. Thompson was honored with several accolades, including nomination for a Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal from the CIA.
In light of her accomplished career, Ms. Thompson has largely attributed her success to the love and support of her family, including her mother, father and husband. She is notably thankful for her parents, who instilled in her strong values of contributing to the welfare of others. Above all, Ms. Thompson is proud of all of her work in the field with the CIA, having excelled in her various leadership roles for many years. Looking to the future, Ms. Thompson hopes to continue in her civil endeavors with the Lancaster County Broadband Authority and in hospice care.
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