Brandon Hembree

City of Sugar Hill Mayor Steve Edwards

Council Member, Brandon Hembree

Brandon is the Post 1 Council Member for the City of Sugar Hill. He is a board member and the City Council liaison for both the Sugar Hill Downtown Development Authority and Sugar Hill Historic Preservation Society. Brandon also serves as the President of the Gwinnett Municipal Association, a member of the Gwinnett County Police Citizens Advisory Board, a member of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the Vice-President of the Sugar Hill Business Alliance, and a member of the Welcome Home Team at Sugar Hill Church. At the City, Brandon has been focused on redevelopment of Sugar Hill’s Downtown, events that build community and place, the creation of a Sugar Hill Greenway, the creation of the Chattahoochee RiverLands Greenway, the opening of a new Sugar Hill History Museum, the restoration of Crayfish Creek, and many other projects.

Brandon is currently a partner with Impact Public Affairs. Previously, Brandon served as a staff aide for the Senate Appropriations Committee beginning in 1998, as a legislative associate with Ford Motor Company in the company’s southeastern governmental affairs office beginning in mid-1998, and as the Marketing, Governmental Affairs, Communications, and Customer Service Director for the Georgia Department of Administrative Services beginning in 2001.

Brandon was born in Georgia and has lived in Gwinnett County most of his life. He graduated from Berkmar High School and later Georgia State University with a B.A. in Political Science/Pre-Law. Brandon and his wife Tara have lived in the Glen at Level Creek Subdivision for nearly 20 years.