Blair Thompson is an ordained elder (1998) in the United Methodist Church (UMC) and currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Roy Maas Youth Alternatives, a 45-year-old nonprofit organization in San Antonio and Boerne that serves abused and neglected children and youth in crisis. Prior to his installation as CEO at RMYA, Blair spent 9-years as the Managing Director of the Children’s Bereavement Center – a San Antonio nonprofit specializing in expressive art therapies to help children who are grieving the death of a loved one. Blair has also held senior management and executive-level nonprofit development/fundraising positions with Alpha Home and Family Service Association. Before transitioning his career to the nonprofit sector, Blair served the United Methodist Church for 15 years following his graduation from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He was the founding Pastor of Spring Creek United Methodist Church in Fair Oaks Ranch, TX from 1998-2006.