An accomplished marketing, communications and campaign strategist, Joel McElhannon’s expertise has been featured in national and international media outlets including NBC News, BBC Radio, The New York Times, The Boston Herald, The Economist, The LA Times, The Associated Press, Reuters, Politico, The Hill, Roll Call, National Journal and every major news outlet in the Peach State.
A veteran of hundreds of statewide, federal, judicial, legislative, and local campaigns in nearly every southeastern state, McElhannon’s unrivaled win record over his two-decade career has been noted by Georgia’s top political journalists.
Today, McElhannon serves as the senior political advisor and chief strategist to many of Georgia’s most influential elected officials.
In 2011, McElhannon was an inaugural recipient of the UGA Alumni Association’s Top 40 Under 40 Award. The McElhannon family currently resides in Athens, proudly cheering on the Dawgs every Saturday in the fall.