Meet Our Accountants






Marion R. Thompson, CPA, President

A long time resident of Montgomery County, MD and a graduate of VA Tech (1980), I came on full time with TTA in 1983.  After additional study and more accounting classes I earned my CPA designation in 1989.  I have been involved in many community and professional organizations.  I was President of the Maryland Society of Accountants from 2007-2008, and I currently serve on the Board of Trustees.  I am a member of the National Association of Tax Professionals.  I am active in my church – Mother Seton Parish in Germantown.  I have two sisters, neither of which is involved in the accounting & tax industry.


Bobbie L. Thompson, EA, Founder

Bob has an engineering degree from VA Tech and an MBA from American University.  He also holds and Enrolled Agent certificate from the Internal Revenue Service which he earned after schooling and testing. Bob is fully retired now from tax work only bossing Marion around a bit from time to time. He is an avid reader and watcher of old movies.


Michelle Palmer, Office Manager

I was born and raised in Washington D.C. I moved to Montgomery County in December 1996. I came to Thompson Tax in October 2006 to be the Office Manager.  I handle all the routine administrative tasks, so if you need to make an appointment, get a copy of a tax form or return, or send us a fax, you can contact me.


Cristiam Herrera, Associate

Cris is originally from Bogota, Colombia and has lived in Maryland since 2009. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering in 2010 from UMB-Bogota, Colombia. He graduated from Montgomery College with an Associates in Business degree in 2017. He is a registered MD tax preparer, and an Accounting student at The University of Maryland University College. He joined the firm in January 2018.. He is married to a lovely lady and is an avid soccer fan.