Meet the Team


Scott Thompson

At about only 5 years of age, Scott Thompson remembers a poignant conversation around the kitchen table between his father and grandfather about starting a business here in Houston. This was 1961. Scott chimed in that if his dad started this business, he would come take it over when he grew up. And just about 2 decades later, that’s exactly what he did.

But unfortunately, it happened sooner than planned. In 1984, Scott was early in his career and working for a consulting engineer in Houston. But tragedy struck when his dad passed away from a sudden heart attack. So Scott quit his job and immediately took over the company, at the time rather small but filled with very good employees.

In his first year in charge, Scott worked tirelessly to keep the company growing, which he did quite impressively by managing to break $1 Million in sales that very first year!

Before he took over the business, Scott attended Texas A&M and has received his Mechanical Engineering Degree and is a Registered Professional Engineer for Texas.

Scott and his wife Gayle have raised two daughters here, now both grown up. It can be hard work running our company keeping homes and businesses all across Houston cool and comfortable. So in his downtime, Scott just enjoys relaxing and hanging out, especially when he can get out boating on Lake Conroe.

Joseph Phillips

Joseph Phillips

Joseph Phillips is our General Manager at The Lee Thompson Company. With a decade of experience under his belt, Joseph joined us in 2020.

As a native Houston resident, Joseph lives here with his wife Abbie and their two boys – a teenager and a toddler.

When he’s not busy keeping the company operations humming, Joseph likes to spend time in the great outdoors from hunting, fishing, barbequing or even ATVs. He also enjoys working on anything electrical or mechanical.

Robert Cortez

Robert Cortez

Robert Cortez is one of our talented installers at Lee Thompson Company. With nearly 20 years of experience, he joined our team back in 2018.

Robert was born and raised here in Houston. He attended James Madison High School. He now enjoys spending his free time cooking, reading and being a grandpa.