An Advocate for Georgia's Technology Community

The Technology Association of Georgia is committed to working with our federal, state and local elected officials to promote sound public policies that will enhance the growth of the technology industry, as well as, Georgia’s overall economic development. To ensure we are adequately serving our growing membership base of over 35,000, TAG’s government relations efforts will focus on industry educational outreach to lawmakers and General Assembly updates to TAG members.


Spotlight on...
2021 Sine Die Recap
Raising awareness on political activity relevant to the technology community, TAG has developed a monthly newsletter highlighting select headlines from the federal and state level. Volumes of TAG's Capitol Update will be issued by the last Friday of each month. To view the most recent publication, please click here.
The Current State of Technology in Georgia
Georgia Technology Statistics
2021-2022 Legislative Policy Priorities
Science & Technology Strategic Plan


Heather Maxfield
Vice President, Government Affairs & Statewide Economic Development

Jack DellaPenna
Intern, Government Relations


Government Affairs Task Force

Elizabeth Reynolds
Chair, Regional Director—Legislative Affairs


Kaylyn Tinsley
Director, State Government Relations

Global Payments

Brad Alexander
SVP, State Government Realtions

McGuireWoods Consulting

Nick Blessing
Director of Public Policy

QTS Data Centers

Leanna Brown
Senior Director, Government Affairs

Metro Atlanta Chamber

Jon Burton
Managing Director, State Government Relations

RELX, Inc. / LexisNexis

Chris Carpenter

Public Strategies 360

Justin Clay
VP, Global Government Relations


Kevin Curtin
Assistant Vice President, Legislative Affairs


Robert Davis

Jordan Dawson
External Affairs Director

NCR Corporation

Cameron Fash
Director of Intergovernmental Relations

Georgia Technology Authority

Catherine Flemming

Charter Communications

Jim Flowers
Director, Special Projects, Office of the President

Clayton State University

Brandon Hembree

Impact Public Affairs

Lilyn Hester
Head of External Affairs – Southeast


Deron Hicks
Associate General Counsel


Misty Holcomb
Senior Vice President, State Government Relations

McGuireWoods Consulting

Brian Hudson

The Hudson Group, LLC

Hannah Irvin

Troutman Sanders

Cosby Johnson
Senior Government Affairs Manager

Georgia Chamber of Commerce

TJ Kaplan
Managing Director

J. L. Morgan Company

Allie Kelly

The Ray

Michele Madison

Morris, Manning & Martin LLP

Ragen Marsh
Principal, State Affairs

Troutman Sanders Strategies

Colin Martin
President & CEO

Fayette Chamber of Commerce

Morgan McCombs
Associate Director, State Relations

Georgia Institute of Technology

Ash Miller

David Muia

Hunter Hopkins
Interim Executive Director

Georgia Cable Association

Matthew Ralston
State Affairs Manager

Troutman Sanders

Candance Ranglin


Rachel Rhodes
Manager, Government & Regulatory Affairs


Malcom Smith
Second Vice President and Regional Director, Governmental Relations Diversion


Steven Strickland
Executive Director

ExteNet Systems, Inc.

Maria Strollo

Sam Taussig


Graham Thompon

Thompson Victory Group

Michael Wall
Vice President, Government and Regulatory Affairs

Comcast/NBC Universal

Christian Warner


Pat Williams

McKenzie Daniels & Associates, LLC

Robb Williams

Troutman Sanders Strategies

Government Relations Sponsors

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