Impact Public Affairs Launches in Atlanta

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Impact Public Affairs officially launched its business in Georgia.   The firm represents a combination of the top public affairs talent in the Atlanta market, and represents numerous Fortune 500 clients.
The company includes a team of five senior public affairs professionals, who have been involved at the highest levels of Georgia politics over the past several decades.   The founding members of the firm are:
Brad Alexander – served as Chief of Staff to Georgia’s Lt. Governor, a congressional press secrentary and consultant to several major political campaigns, including U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson.
Brandon Hembree – one of the top government procurement specialists in Georgia and a former executive for the Georgia Department of Administrative Services.
Lewis Massey – served as Georgia Secretary of State, and has significant experience as a corporate executive in the financial and investment service industries.
Russ Pennington – a professional engineer, Pennington formerly ran Georgia’s water supply program and headed policy at the Environmental Protection Divison.
John Watson – served as Chief of Staff to Governor Sonny Perdue, and worked closely with Governor Kemp’s team as Chairman of the Georgia Republican Party.   Also served as co-chair of U.S. Senator David Perdue’s campaign.
Impact will be based in Atlanta at Peachtree Center.   The firm will primarily focus on complex legislative issues, major infrastructure projects and developing business for companies seeking to partner with Government.