David Pratt

David Pratt began his career in politics in 1998 as Legislative Aide to Representative Ben Harbin, Chairman Emeritus of House Appropriations. After serving as Legislative Aide, David was hired as a lobbyist for the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology (GSO) and was named the GSO’s Deputy Director before the end of his first year. In 2002, David became a contract lobbyist and has since then successfully lobbied on behalf of corporations in the areas of pharmaceutical manufacturing, medical devices, physician advocacy, information technology, private prisons, mental health facilities, construction, transportation, telecommunications, and real estate development. David enjoys very strong relationships at the Capitol across the ideological spectrum.

David served in the enlisted ranks of the United States Army from 1991 to 1993. After receiving a commission in 1996, David served as an Army Reserve officer until honorably discharged in May of 2003. David graduated Valedictorian at Marion Military Institute (1993-1996) after which he transferred to the University of Georgia majoring in Political Science (1996-1998).

Civically, David is a member of the following organizations: the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and University of Georgia Rugby Alumni Association.

David is from Saint Marys, GA, and resides with his wife, Jessica, in Atlanta.