Matt was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2007 and served through January 2017. In his first term, Governor Perdue tapped him to serve as one of his administration’s house floor leaders. Rep. Ramsey subsequently was elected to serve as vice-chair of the Republican Caucus and then as the majority caucus whip of the Georgia House.
During his time in office, Rep. Ramsey helped author and pass important pieces of legislation, including measures to safeguard the health and safety of Georgia's children and promote water conservation. He also passed bills related to taxation and served as the Secretary of Appropriations, the committee charged with writing amended and general fiscal year budgets for state agencies.
Matt also served on U.S. Congressman Mac Collins’ staff for six years, advising on tax and budget policy, transportation, energy and defense. As both a former federal staffer and state lawmaker, Matt has special insights into the legislative process. He is also a business attorney with a focus on commercial transactions and general litigation and an emphasis on representing property owners in eminent domain and other property rights-related litigation. He uses his legal background as an additional framework for our clients' legislative challenges and opportunities.
Matt and his wife, Missy, have two children, Anna Lynne and Jacob. The Ramseys live in Peachtree City and are active members of Peachtree City United Methodist Church.