About Buzz

2018 – Present. Vice President for Public Policy, Georgia Center for Opportunity.

2018 Marsy’s Law For Georgia. Marsy’s Law was a proposed Constitutional Amendment on the ballot in Georgia November of 2018. The proposal would place protections for crime victims in the State’s Constitution. I am on a grassroots team informing voters of the Amendment and urging it’s passage.

2011-2019, State Representative, Georgia House of Representatives. Elected in 2010 and sworn into office in January, 2011. Represented the 102nd district of the Georgia House of Representatives covering parts of Lawrenceville and Suwanee in Gwinnett County. Served on numerous Standing Committees: Appropriations, Children and Youth, Code Revision (as Chairman in 2017), Economic Development and Tourism, Education, Governmental Affairs (as Vice-Chairman, and Sub-Committee Chairman), and Insurance. Served as a Deputy Whip from 2013-2016.

2010 Campaign Manager, Clark for State House District 98 Managed the campaign of Josh Clark for the House seat vacated by Rep. Bobby Reese. Responsible for recruiting volunteers and planning campaign strategy and activities. Clark won the Republican Primary and faced no opposition in the General Election.

2008 Campaign Manager, Beaudreau for County Commission District 3 Managed the reelection campaign for County Commissioner Mike Beaudreau. Responsible for recruiting volunteers and planning campaign strategy and activities. Beaudreau won won the Republican Primary and the General Election.

2008 Campaign Manager, Casas for State House District 103 Managed the reelection campaign for State Representative David Casas. Responsible for recruiting volunteers and planning campaign strategy and activities. Casas won reelection in the General Election.

2006 Gwinnett Chairman, Perdue for a New Georgia Recruited volunteers to implement the Governor Sonny Perdue Reelection Campaign’s plan. Perdue’s percentage of the vote increased 5 points over the 2002 election in Gwinnett County. 2005 Campaign Manager, Everson for State House District 106 Managed the State House campaign of Melvin Everson. Responsible for recruiting volunteers, planning campaign strategy and activities. Everson won the Special Election by 27 votes becoming the first African-American Republican to win a contested race since Reconstruction.

2002-2005 Chairman, Gwinnett County Republican Party Worked with the Executive Committee oversaw all Party activities, including fundraising, volunteer recruitment and training, scheduling meeting speakers and organizing meetings and conventions, acted as Party’s press spokesman, implemented Get Out The Vote (GOTV) efforts that saw increases in voter turnout in 2002 and 2004 general elections and helped elected Georgia’s first Republican Governor, and second ever Republican U.S. Senator.

1997-2002 Officer and Volunteer, Gwinnett County Republican Party Served in various posts in the Gwinnett County Republican Party: Precinct Captain, District Manager, and Second Vice-Chairman. Participated in Get Out The Vote (GOTV) efforts, organized GCRP’s volunteer activities and presence at parades, festivals, and fairs.

Education:

Bachelor of Science in Management – Georgia Institute of Technology, 1990
Certificate in Economics – Georgia Institute of Technology, 1990