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Emanuel Jones' Biography

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PO BOX 370244
Decatur, GA 30037

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420-D State Capitol
Atlanta, GA 30334

Post Office Box 370244
Decatur, GA 30037

Full Name:

Emanuel Davie Jones

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Gloria; 3 Children: Emanuel II, Elam, Emani

Birth Place:

Atlanta, GA

Home City:

Decatur, GA

Religion:

Baptist

Master of Business Administration, Finance/Accounting, Columbia University, 1984-1986

Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 1977-1981

Senator, Georgia State Senate, District 10, 2004-present

Candidate, Georgia State Senate, District 10, 2022

Minority Caucus Vice Chair, Georgia State Senate, 2019-2021

Member, Banking and Financial Institutions Committee, Georgia State Senate, present

Secretary, Economic Development and Tourism Committee, Georgia State Senate, present

Secretary, Interstate Cooperation Committee, Georgia State Senate, present

Vice Chair, Special Judiciary Committee, Georgia State Senate, present

Former Chair, Georgia Legislative Black Caucus

Secretary, Retirement Committee, Georgia State Senate

Former Vice Chair, Special Judiciary Committee, Georgia State Senate

Former Member, Veterans, Military, and Homeland Security Committee, Georgia State Senate

President/Owner, Automatic New Structure Alert of Macon and Los Angeles, 2002-present

President/Owner, Legendary Ford-Mercury of Marion, North Carolina, 1998-present

President/Owner, Legacy Automotive Group, present

Former Dealer Candidate, Ford Motor Company Minority Dealer Operations

Deacon, Shiloh Baptist Church

Captain, United States Army Corps of Engineers

Former Employee, Arthur Anderson and Company, 1986-1988

Former Employee, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), 1981-1984

Chair, Martin Luther King Junior Advisory Council, present

Board Member, Project Healthy Grandparents Board, Georgia State University, present

Board Member, School of Social Policy and Practice, Columbia University Business School Greenhouse Project, present

Board Member, School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania, present

Member, Shiloh Baptist Church, present

Former Chair, Henry County United Way Campaign

Former Board Member, James Bristor Society, University of Pennsylvania

Graduated Member, Leadership Georgia

Former Member, Partners in Education

Chair, Henry County Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), 2004

Chair, Henry County Chamber of Commerce, 2000

Former Trustee/Finance Chair, Henry Medical Center, 2000

Awards:

He was a 2008 nominee for the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award, nominated by Ambassador Andrew Young. He was selected for the 2008 Atlanta Business League 50 Most Influential Award, the Morris Brown College Pacesetter Award in 2008, Metro Atlanta YMCA Volunteer of the Year, Ford Motor Minority Dealer Executive Director's Award, Henry County Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year, Black Enterprise Top 100 Minority Owned Companies, Georgia Trend Top 40 Under 40 Rising Stars, Governor's Proclamation Entrepreneur of the Year, Freshman Legislator of the Year in 2005, Legislator of the Year of the Organization of DeKalb Educators in 2006, and U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Service Firm of the Year. He was named one of the 50 Most Influential people from Who's Who in Black Atlanta.

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