Dr. Rebecca Thomley
CEO, ORION ASSOCIATES
Dr. Rebecca Thomley is an entrepreneur and a licensed psychologist. She is the CEO of Orion Associates and its related companies. Orion Associates provides services for related and unrelated companies, including profit and non-profit organizations.
Orion Associates has been recognized for the last three years as one of the top ten fastest growing woman-owned businesses nationally. Orion Associates has also been nationally recognized by Inc. Magazine's "500/5000 list for fast growing companies for the past four years. Orion Associates has business operations nationally and in Haiti.
Rebecca is one of the founding members of Headwaters Relief Organization. Headwaters' volunteers have responded to floods, fires, hurricanes and other natural and manmade disasters in the United States. The organization has also responded internationally to tsunamis, earthquakes, typhoons and most recently the refugee crisis. Headwaters Relief Organization operates a mental health resource center in New Orleans, and provides on-going services in Haiti.
Rebecca's education includes graduate degrees in Psychology and Rehabilitation, Business, Psychopharmacology, Public Health, and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. She serves in volunteer advisory roles in mental health with the American Red Cross and the American Psychological Association's Disaster Resource Network. Rebecca has published, written or edited books on breast cancer and international children’s books related to trauma. She also coauthored studies related to volunteerism and trauma based on her work in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and in Haiti after the earthquake in 2010.