Charlton Thompson is a member of the Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek (aka Rocky Bay) First Nation and currently resides in Thunder Bay. After graduating from Confederation College in the Band Management program he immediately began his career as a First Nation Administrator. He quickly learned of the many challenges and how to address those challenges that a First Nation and its leadership face on a daily basis. Moving to Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund in 2001 and working in the Loans Department as the organizations Loans Recovery Officer. Charlton developed his own collection methods based on communication and respect. Mr. Thompson has gained valuable experience and training in a wide variety of topics that include Collections, Small Claims Court, Business Counseling, Business Assessment, and Commercial Lending. In December 2011 he became a certified Personal Property Appraiser. In January 2013, he had been appointed to and currently serves in the position of Senior Account Manager for NADF.