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John Albers

State Senator, Georgia

John Albers background spans roles as a CIO, CISO, CMO and COO. John has a proven record of leading large teams, growing and managing clients from SMBs to Fortune 500 companies. As a current Georgia State Senate, John Albers was first elected in 2011. He represents the 56th District, which includes portions of Fulton and Cherokee County. He serves as Chairman of the Senate Public Safety Committee. Senator Albers also serves as Vice Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and as a member of the Senate Appropriations, Rules, Regulated Industries and Utilities, and the Veterans, Military and Homeland Security Committees.

Senator Albers is a fourth-generation firefighter serving as a volunteer in Alpharetta and member of the Georgia Firefighters Association. Albers earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Leadership from the University of Louisville. Albers also completed graduate programs from the University of Georgia and Harvard University. When not attending to state business, Senator Albers is an executive, business owner and entrepreneur.