John Thompson is COO of GEM Mining.
Prior to joining GEM Mining, Thompson was the Chief Operating Officer of Lima One Capital, a specialty lender for real estate investors he co-founded with GEM Mining CEO, John Warren. At Lima One Capital, Thompson was responsible for the daily operations of the company’s entire workforce, which grew to more than 200 employees. He played a crucial role in Lima One’s nationwide expansion as well as the design and implementation of all processes, procedures, and loan programs.
Before his role at Lima One Capital, Thompson served 21 years on active duty in the United States Marine Corps, including numerous combat deployments as an infantry unit leader, and was decorated for valor. He is co-author of the upcoming Harper Collins book, Lead Like a Marine.