Eva Thomson is a 1978 graduate of UMass Amherst. She majored in psychology and was a member of the University Honors Program. Her contribution to the scholarship was in honor of her psychology professor, Ervin Staub. She appreciated the intellectual rigor of the Honors Program at UMass, especially as someone who attended college later in life.
Thomson is the founder of Thomson Financial Management, based in Northampton, MA. Her career in finance spans 25 years. Prior to establishing Thomson Financial, her experience included CFO of MassVentures, a small venture capital fund, serving as a Director of a Massachusetts agency which issued tax exempt bonds for colleges and companies, as well as being the first woman director of the Bank of Western Massachusetts.
Please address your thank you letter to Ms. Thomson.