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Sophia Thompson

Director, Mental Health Division, Ramsey County, Minn.

About Sophia Thompson

Sophia Thompson is the director of Ramsey County’s Mental Health division where she works to ensure all individuals and families have equitable access to culturally specific services and supports. Under her leadership, she is transforming the county’s mental health services through cultural responsiveness, racial equity, and an understanding of historical and generational trauma. Sophia has a master’s degree in social work from the University of Minnesota and has served in various positions in child protection and adult mental health at Ramsey County for the past 13 years.