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Lorna Thompson

Associate Executive Director

Lorna Thompson

Lorna Thompson’s career in Human Services spans nearly four decades. She began her career as a teacher and program coordinator at the Bernard Fineson Developmental Center in 1978, where she worked for 20 years.


In 1998, she joined Unique People Services (UPS) as Director of MR Services before becoming Vice President of Operations at EIHAB Human Services in 2012. Two years later, she was appointed as the agency’s Compliance Officer.


In 2015, Lorna returned to UPS and was named Director of Quality Assurance, evaluating the quality of programs and services to ensure the best possible care for the hundreds of individuals UPS serves. In 2017, she was promoted to Associate Executive Director, working alongside Executive Director Yvette Brissett-Andre to deliver successful strategies for operational performance and organizational excellence. Lorna’s strong knowledge of federal, state and local policies ensures continued compliance with regulatory agencies, industry standards and Privacy laws. Other areas of expertise include grant writing, training and leadership development and budget management.


Lorna holds a B.S. and M.S. in Special Education from Brooklyn College.