Dr. Rebecca Thomley
CEO, Orion Associates
Dr. Rebecca Thomley is an entrepreneur and a licensed psychologist. She is Chief Executive Officer of Orion Associates and its related companies. Orion Associates provides management services to related and unrelated, for-profit and non-profit companies nationally, primarily in the social service field.
Orion Associates has been recognized for the past 5 years as one of the ten fastest growing women-owned businesses nationally and internationally. Orion Associates and a related company have also been recognized by Inc. Magazine’s 500/5000 for fastest growing companies for the past 5 years.
Rebecca is one of the founding members of Headwaters Relief Organization. Headwaters responds nationally and internationally to disasters providing first response, public health interventions, psychosocial support and education, medical support and clean-up and re-building. Headwaters maintains on-going services in New Orleans and Haiti.
Rebecca has earned graduate degrees in Psychology, Business, Psychopharmacology and Public Health. She serves in advisory roles as a volunteer for the American Red Cross and the American Psychological Association’s Disaster Resource Network. Rebecca has published, written and edited books on breast cancer and international children’s books related to trauma. She has co-authored numerous research studies related to volunteerism and trauma based on her work with Headwaters Relief Organization.