I am pleased to announce this event coming to McDonough, Georgia, on October 3rd, 2019! Cocktails & Connections will be a night of networking with old friends and new. The event is highlighting VSU alumni-owned businesses right here on the south side of Metro Atlanta. Lindsay and I are proud Valdosta State alumni so you can imagine how excited we are for this event coming to our hometown. Also, it is not a requirement… Read More


ATLANTA (March 2, 2019) | Senate Bill 158, or the “Anti-Human Trafficking Protective Response Act,” sponsored by Sen. Brian Strickland (R-McDonough) passed the Senate. I was honored to stand before my colleagues in the Senate, my wife and Georgia’s new First Lady, Marty Kemp, to present such an important and valuable measure. Human trafficking is one of the most horrific crimes, and it is critical that we approach the issue from every angle possible. One of… Read More