Heath Thompson is a Republican political consultant who leads the Dallas-based firm, Scot Howell & Company. Thompson directed then-Governor George W. Bush’s 11-point 2000 Republican Primary victory in the South Carolina. In 2002, he worked as a consultant to Norm Coleman’s United States Senate victory.
Thompson joined the Bush/Cheney re-election campaign in 2004, when he served as regional political director, being actively involved in Florida and Missouri. Heath political advising career began in the 1990s when he worked in South Carolina’s local political races.
Thompson’s firm created a controversial ad in the 2006 Tennessee's U.S. Senate race against Democrat contender Harold Ford.The NAACP criticized the commercial calling it racist. In August 2007, Republican presidential primary contender, Rudy Giuliani, hired Thompson onto his new team of media consultants.