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Troy Thompson

Commissioner

Address:
310 W. 19th St., Suite 300
Cheyenne, WY 82001

Phone:
(307) 633-4260

Fax:
(307) 633-4267

Biography

Troy was born in Greeley, Colorado in 1971.

He moved to Laramie County with his family in 1981 and has been a resident since then.

He graduating from Seton Catholic High School in Cheyenne in 1989, Troy went on to attend Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. He was a Cornell National Scholar and a Cornell Tradition Fellow. He also played football at Cornell and was a First Team All-Ivy League Center. Troy had the extraordinary opportunity to play in the Epson-Ivy Bowl in Tokyo Japan while at Cornell.

After graduating with a Bachelors of Science degree in Animal Science in 1993, Troy then went on to Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine where he graduated in 1997 with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine.

Troy then moved back to Laramie County and went to work as an associate veterinarian at Avenues Pet Clinic. In 1999 he purchased Tri-State Veterinary Clinic and has been a practicing veterinarian and small business owner here ever since. Troy has lectured around the country on Arthritis in Hunting Dogs for Pfizer Animal Health and has had several articles published in Pheasants Forever magazine.

He is married to Beth (McNamee) Thompson from Pine Bluffs and together they have a blended family of eight children, five of them still living at home.

His hobbies include hunting, camping, bike riding, and coaching youth football.

Troy has served as Laramie County Commissioner since January 2010 and is currently Chairman of the Board; he is the Commissioner's liaison to five other local boards, is a member of the National Association of County Officials and serves on the Executive Board of the Wyoming County Commissioners Association.