Debbie graduated from Northwestern State University (located in Natchitoches, Louisiana) in 1975 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Secondary Education. After graduation, she married Art Thompson and followed him to his job assignment in Southeast Asia where they resided for over 10 years. Upon their return to the United States, Debbie began to work part-time doing general secretarial work in Home Heath Services. Debbie joined Pepsco, Inc. in 1999. Her job responsibilities at Pepsco, Inc. evolved from simply answering phones and doing general secretarial work to becoming the Office Manager and a key Inside Sales Person. She left Pepsco, Inc. in August 2005 to join PartneRep, Inc.
Debbie and her husband Art have been married since 1976 and have two grown children - Nicholas and Nicole.
Jackie graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 1986 with a Bachelor of Business Administration. She began her professional career in the insurance business as a claim representative for Aetna Casualty & Surety Co. in the Commercial insurance division. She then went to work as a Legal Assistant in an Austin, TX law firm before moving to the Texas Municipal League as a Claims Supervisor. During this time, Jackie worked towards and received her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from St. Edwards University in 1994. Jackie then switched to her most fulfilling career to date - a full-time mom to two girls. She began working at Pepsco, Inc. on a part-time basis in February 1999 doing administrative tasks such as order entry, bookkeeping, etc. Jackie joined her husband Joe at PartneRep, Inc. in August, 2005.
Jackie is fluent in Spanish.