ADA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LegalShield, North America’s leading provider of affordable legal plans for individuals, families and small businesses, announced today that it has promoted Don Thompson to Co-President of the firm’s Network Division, effective immediately. He will report directly to LegalShield CEO Jeff Bell. In his new role, Thompson will be responsible for creating and driving sales and network marketing strategies that elevate LegalShield in the marketplace. He will play an instrumental role in driving the future expansion of LegalShield.
In March of 1996, Thompson began his career at LegalShield. In the subsequent 22 years, he has made tremendous contributions to the firm and its field teams. Thompson has served as LegalShield’s Regional Manager for Northwest Ohio from 1997 to 2001; Network Regional Vice President for South Florida from 2002 to 2007; Network Regional Vice President for Florida from 2009 to 2015; and Business Vice President covering Florida, Ohio, and Michigan from 2015 to 2016. Thompson served as the Senior Network Vice President, responsible for 26 States and 2 Canadian Provinces from 2016 to 2018.
“During his more than two decades working to further LegalShield’s mission, Don has received several awards recognizing his outstanding work, these include being named a Millionaire Club Member, a $300k Ring Earner, and a Top Group Producer,” Bell pointed out. “Don has been an instrumental member of LegalShield’s success for many years. Don’s network marketing and sales experience has been remarkable, and it’s an honor to have him join us.”
Bell explained further, “As we look to the future, we know that Don will continue to play a valuable role in LegalShield’s growth, and he will continue helping to further our mission to provide affordable access to legal services for all.”
“I have been committed to LegalShield’s mission of providing equal access to justice for all for more than 20 years,” explained Thompson. “It’s a crucial time for people in North America to have access to our services. I am thrilled and honored to continue fighting to protect and empower people, so that they may live free under the law.”
A pioneer in the democratization of affordable access to legal protection, LegalShield is North America’s leading provider of legal safeguards and one of the leading providers of identity theft protection, for individuals, families and small businesses. The 46-year-old company has more than 1.75 million members that are covered by its legal and identity theft plans. IDShield provides identity theft protection to one million individuals. LegalShield and IDShield serve more than 141,000 businesses. Both legal and identity theft plans start for less than $25 per month.
LegalShield’s legal plans provide access to attorneys with an average of 22 years of experience in areas such as family matters, estate planning, financial and business issues, consumer protection, tax, real estate, benefits disputes and auto/driving issues. Unlike other legal plans or do-it-yourself websites, LegalShield has dedicated law firms in 50 states and four provinces in Canada that members can call for help without having to worry about high hourly rates.
IDShield provides identity monitoring and restoration services and is the only identity theft protection company armed with a team of licensed private investigators to restore a member’s identity.