Executive Director

Bonnie Thomson

Originally from Anchorage Alaska, Bonnie Thomson’s background is full of risk-takers, entrepreneurs and type-A managers. Bonnie moved to Bakersfield in the 80’s and soon after started Bonnie’s Best Café which she sold in 2002. She has spent the time since then managing other businesses, doing consulting work for new startups and dabbling in politics and even spent a little time as a travel agent.

As the Executive Director at the Kern County Bar Association, Bonnie sees a future for the bar that is financially sound and exciting.