Henri' Thompson is an advisor to The MHT Companies and experienced working at the intersection of policy, legislative, and communications strategy. Prior to The MHT Companies, Henri' served as an aide to U.S. House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn.
An advisor to political consulting firm Henri' Thompson, LLC., and strategic partner to organizations on diversity, equity and inclusion, Henri' combines his knowledge of people, policy and process to provide strategic advice to a wide range of clients including Fortune 500 companies, nonprofit organizations and educational institutions.
Henri' made history when he became the first African American Democratic nominee for the South Carolina House of Representatives District 36 and the first African American Democratic nominee for South Carolina Senate District 12, a district that includes the United States headquarters for BMW Manufacturing and Michelin North America, Inc.
Previously, Henri' served as an advisor to a private equity firm where he provided capital to entrepreneurs and small businesses. As the associate director of community affairs at Johns Hopkins Hospital, he strengthened Johns Hopkins relationship with the community by expanding programs across minority business contracting, neighborhood outreach, staff diversity, and volunteer engagement. At the State of Maryland as the Deputy Director of External Affairs, Henri' 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, Henri' helped maintain the stability of the nation's banking system. In the classroom, he increased students test scores, narrowed the racial academic achievement gap, and encouraged more students of color to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Born and raised in South Carolina and a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Henri' is a graduate of the South Carolina public school system and Johns Hopkins University.