Currently Bruce Thompson is a Senator representing District 14 which includes Bartow, Cherokee and Cobb counties. Elected in 2013, Senator Thompson immediately rolled up his sleeves and began utilizing his business experience to make Georgia a better place to live and work.
currently chairs Economic Development and Tourism.
Additionally, Senator Thompson has chaired several important study committees on cyber security and traveled the country meeting with experts in this field. He has authored several pieces of legislation that have become law and is credited with fighting to establish the GBI Forensic Crime Lab in Augusta as a result of SR 360. A strong proponent of fiscal responsibility also led Thompson to ensure that Georgia secured Cyber Insurance to provide the necessary protection against the ever-growing cyber-attacks on the state’s resources.
Possibly it is his security clearance his strong business knowledge, or maybe it is his entrepreneurial experience that causes the Senate to often refer to the Senator as their resident cyber expert! Other committees that Bruce currently serves on include Appropriations, Banking and Financial Institutions, Finance, and Military, Veterans, and Homeland Security.
Although credited with many business and political accolades, his biggest accomplishments are raising his two children, Faith (20) and Max (16) alongside his wife of 24 years, Becky.
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