Rev. Floyd Thompkins
Rev. Thompkins served as a dean and chaplain at two world-class institutions, Stanford and Princeton universities. He is currently director of the Center for Innovation in Ministry--an expression of San Francisco Theological Seminary’s commitment to remain on the growing edge of the ever-changing spiritual, social and economic challenges facing society. He has developed unique, highly effective programs to empower underserved teenage youth and young adults in urban and rural areas—in East Palo Alto, CA and rural South Georgia. He is a curriculum writer, a former CEO of for profit and nonprofit companies, and author of three books. His awards include the Presidential Award for Community Service from President Bill Clinton, The Benjamin E. Mays Fellowship from the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Edward G. Howel Preaching Award from Princeton Theological Seminary.