“Barry has a strong foundation, a stiff spine and a unique ability to find common ground when needed”

Cassville, GA – State Senator Lindsey Tippins (R- Cobb County) today announced his endorsement of Barry Loudermilk for U.S. Congress.

“I have worked side-by-side with Senator Lindsey Tippins on some of the most crucial issues facing our state, and I can personally attest to his unwavering commitment to his family and community,” said Barry. “My family and I are extremely honored to have the endorsement of such a highly respected community leader as Senator Tippins.”

“Having served with Barry in the State Senate, I know first-hand the kind of person he is. I’ve watched him stand firm for his principles in the face of immense pressure, and I have also watched him negotiate and work with people across the political spectrum in order to get things done for Georgia,” Sen. Tippins stated. “Barry has a strong foundation, a stiff spine and a unique ability to find common ground when needed. He is a man of impeccable character, strong conservative values, and a work ethic that is uncommon in today’s world. He is exactly the kind of Congressman we need representing the 11th District.”

Biography of Senator Lindsey Tippins

Senator Tippins was first elected to the Georgia State Senate in 2010. He represents Senate District 37, located in Northwest Cobb County. He serves as Chairman of the Education and Youth Committee and sits on the Appropriations, Judiciary, and Transportation committees.

Sen. Tippins previously served for 12 years on the Cobb Board of Education during which he served as chairman for three years. He is the past president of the Georgia Utility Contractor Association and the North Georgia State Fair and has served as a long time board member of both organizations. Sen. Tippins is a board member of the Calvary Children’s Home, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (Atlanta Metro region), and was appointed by Governor Perdue to serve on the Georgia Student Finance Commission.

He is the owner and founder of Tippins Contracting Company, Inc., a pipeline construction company, which has been in business since 1969.
Sen. Tippins received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Kennesaw Junior College and Georgia State University, and he received his Juris Doctorate from Woodrow Wilson College of Law.

He has been happily married to the former Ann Scott for 43 years. They have two children, Nathan and Rebekah, and have six lovely grandchildren.