Jerry Thompson worked for Menger Boatworks for five years before Bill Menger passed away. Over time, Bill taught Jerry various aspects of the business and made him general manager. In spring 2006, Jerry purchased the Menger Cat molds and a parts inventory from the Menger family. Thompson Boatworks was founded and is currently custom building the Thom Cat 15 and Thom Cat 19.
Left: Jerry Thompson stands next to the first ThomCat 15 just off the production line.