President, Boomerang Kids Franchise Corporation
Krista Thompson is the co-owner of Boomerang Kids Franchise Corporation, a chain of consignment stores with nine locations across Ontario and Québec. She also co-owns Rikochet Resale, a two-store chain of adult consignment stores. An Ottawa-based mother of three, she has been buying and selling children’s clothing, toys and equipment since 1999.
Krista has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur, communications specialist and management consultant. Prior to Boomerang Kids, Krista held senior roles for global firms Hill & Knowlton, IBM and PricewaterhouseCoopers specializing in culture change, change management, business transformation, internal communications and human resource management. Prior to management consulting, Krista spent 4 years as a broadcast journalist. Krista has a Bachelor of Arts from Concordia University in Montreal, with a double major in Political Science and Communications. She also holds a Liberal Arts Degree from Cottey College in Missouri. Krista lives in Nepean, Ontario with her husband and three daughters.