Colton Henson is a Senior Director at Dezenhall Resources, where he utilizes his extensive grassroots relationships across America to advance client goals. Prior to joining Dezenhall Resources, Henson served as the Vice President of Public Affairs at Swing State Strategies in Columbus. There, he worked on public affairs and advocacy efforts in more than half of America’s states. Henson worked on presidential, congressional, statewide, legislative, and local campaigns for more than a decade in Ohio and West Virginia. In 2014, Henson was part of the team that drove a historic political realignment in West Virginia, building Republican majorities in each legislative chamber in the Mountain State for the first time in over eighty years.
Hailing from southern Ohio, Henson attended Ohio University where he continues to help young people gain experience and explore careers in government, politics and public affairs. Henson is happiest picking and selling sweet corn with his family in the summer and enjoying midweek Mid-American Conference football in the fall. He currently resides in Washington, D.C.