Led the 2015 effort that saved her alma mater, Sweet Briar College. Helped raise $28.5 million in 110 days, served on the college’s new board and was elected the board’s new chair, where she led the college through reform and restructure. Today, the college thrives.
Worked with five commanding generals and maintains a Secret National Security Clearance from the Department of Defense due to her position as Columbus Public Safety Director and Head of Homeland Security.
As mayor, led Columbus to be rated one of the 25 Best Run Cities in America, reduced crime by 42%, dramatically reduced the unemployment rate, reversed blight, reduced homelessness and improved quality of life.
Named six times to the “100 Most Influential Georgians” list.
Resoundingly electedin a competitive field with 68% of the vote. Re-elected with 63%.
Highly successful first woman Mayor of Columbus, Ga., the second largest city in Georgia and a minority-majority community of 200,000 people.
First woman to make partner at her law firm. Established a nationwide reputation as a go-to specialist in high-profile, complex federal litigation.
By electing Teresa Tomlinson, Georgia will gain a US senator who understands that . . .