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Dr. Henri' Thompson

Founder & CEO

Key Experience

  • Extensive record of helping corporations, institutions, and non-profit clients turn challenges into achievements 

  • Broad experience in building and managing diverse teams and coalitions to deliver results

  • Strategic and political know-how acquired from working for the Majority Whip of the U.S. House of Representatives and an array of successful local, state, and federal political campaigns

Henri' Thompson is Founder and CEO of The MHT Companies, a management consulting firm that provides strategic advice to and investments in a portfolio of companies. 


Prior to The MHT Companies, Dr. Thompson served in leadership positions at Johns Hopkins University & Medicine, Maryland State Retirement and Pension System, the U.S. House of Representatives Office of the Majority Whip, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in New York.


Dr. Thompson combines his knowledge of people, policy, and process to counsel educational institutions, Fortune 500 companies, hospital and medical centers, and national non-profits. He works with clients on issues spanning advocacy, communications, investor relations, and environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG).

As an advisor to a private equity firm, Dr. Thompson provided capital to entrepreneurs and small businesses. As the associate director of community affairs at Johns Hopkins University & Medicine, he led Johns Hopkins $1.6 billion economic development plan in the community by strengthening programs across education, minority business contracting, neighborhood outreach, staff diversity, and volunteer engagement. At the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System, he helped manage $36 billion in assets and secured the retirement benefits of active and former state employees, teachers, state police, judges, and law enforcement members. On Wall Street at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, he helped maintain the stability of the nation's banking system. 

Dr. Thompson earned a masters degree from Johns Hopkins University and a doctoral degree from Virginia State University. He was inspired to attend Virginia State University by Reginald F. Lewis, the trailblazing entrepreneur who was the first African American to build a billion-dollar business and graduated from the same institution in 1965. Mr. Lewis and Dr. Thompson share a birthday -- December 7th -- and membership in Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, highlights of a shared commitment to achievement and excellence.

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