Michael Thompson served in the South Carolina House of Representatives from 2000 to 2010. While in office, Michael served as the Majority Whip for the House Republican Caucus where he was responsible for the floor operations during roll call votes.
Most notably, Michael served as the Vice Chairman of the Utilities Subcommittee on the Labor, Commerce and Industry (LCI) Committee. Michael authored the landmark Workers Compensation Reform bill during his time in the Legislature, earning him the gratitude and recognition of the South Carolina business and manufacturing community.
Since leaving the Legislature, Michael has resided in Washington, DC, where he has served as a fundraiser for various members of the Republican Congressional membership. He continues to be known for his strong relationships with the leadership in the South Carolina House.
Michael’s business background stems from his family’s transport corporation, which grew from his hometown of Anderson into one of the country’s largest freight companies, hauling freight for Fortune 500 companies and small businesses across the nation.
Michael is an avid supporter of the University of South Carolina athletics.