January 29, 2009
Governor Sonny Perdue on Tuesday, Jan. 27, appointed Rep. Matt Ramsey of Peachtree City (District 72) to serve as an Administration Floor Leader in the Georgia House of Representatives.
"Matt will make an excellent addition to our team in the House," said Governor Perdue. "His legal training and knowledge will help us craft proposals and policies, and his experience working with U.S. Rep. Mac Collins gives us additional insight as we work closely with our Congressional delegation."
Ramsey graduated from Fayette County High School and attended Georgia Southern University where he earned a degree in Political Science. He moved to Washington D.C. after working as an aide in the Georgia House of Representatives. While in D.C., Ramsey worked on Former Congressman Mac Collins' staff for six years, three in D.C. and three in his district office in Newnan.
He returned to Georgia where he received his Juris Doctor degree and graduated cum laude from Georgia State University College of Law in 2005. Ramsey currently practices law in Fayette County and is a partner with Warner, Hooper and Ramsey, P.C. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Joseph Sams School in Fayetteville.
"I am honored to have the opportunity to work with Governor Perdue in support of his common sense agenda aimed at navigating Georgia through these difficult economic times," said Rep. Ramsey. "I look forward to working with Rep. Cole and Rep. Pruett on sharing the goals of the administration and continuing to build a strong Georgia."
Representative Ramsey and his wife Missy, have two children, Anna Lynne and Jacob.