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Congressional District 8

Tim Golden

Tim Golden

110 Beacon Hill
Valdosta GA 31602
(229) 241-1284

Year Elected to the Board: ​​2015
Current Term Expires: 4/15/25

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At Bat With
Tim Golden

Interview Date: Winter 2018

From the ball field to the boardroom to the Capitol, Tim Golden is living his childhood dreams. He is an eternal student, with a thirst for knowledge and a bookshelf of captivating stories. Elected to the State Transportation Board in 2013 to serve Congressional District 8, Golden is a team player whose life experiences guide his decisions as a member of the Board.

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Year Elected to Board ​Current Term Expires
​​2015 ​4/15/20

 Biographical Data

Personal / Family

Date of Birth: ​June 3, 1954
Marital Status: Married to the former Ellen Stewart
Children: ​Son, Seth
Church: ​Park Ave. United Methodist Church, Valdosta


BA, Valdosta State University, 1977

Professional Record

  • 1980-1990 – Aide to former U.S. Congressman Charles Hatcher
  • 1991-1998 – Member, Georgia House of Representatives, four terms
  • 1998-2014 – Member, Georgia State Senate, eight terms
  • 1990-2001 – Founder and Owner, Golden Printing Company
  • 2003-2007 – Founder and Owner, Beacon Hill Financial
  • 2008 – present – Partner, Capitol Benefits Group, LLC

Honors and Awards

  • Leadership Georgia, Class of 1987
  • Georgia Chamber of Commerce “Legislator of the Year” – 2007 and 2012
  • Georgia Trend 100 Most Influential Georgians List, named three times most recently in 2014
  • Distinguished Alumni of the Year, Valdosta State University, 1993 & 2016
  • Georgia Municipal Association “Friend of the Cities” Award, 2012
  • National Federation of Independent Business “Guardian of Small Business”, most recently 2011

Counties Within District
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