About Us



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Alan Holmes

Alan Holmes is the Co-Chair and Treasurer of the Georgia New Guard. He has a long history of working on political campaigns on the city, state, and federal level. Previously he served as the Press Secretary on the Rob Garagiola for Congress Campaign, and a Press Fellow in the office of Congresswoman Maxine Waters. He also has a notable background in campaign finance, having served as a Campaign Finance Analyst with the Federal Election Commission. Currently he serves as a Social Media Manager for the Asbury Automotive Group, which is one of the largest automotive dealer groups in the United States. He also runs hm Media Strategies, which is a freelance digital marketing and branding agency. Alan is very active in Atlanta politics, and currently serves as a member of the City of Atlanta Code Enforcement Commission. He is a proud resident of SW Atlanta, and lives in the Venetian Hills neighborhood.


Scout Smith

Elliott “Scout” Smith is the Co-Chair and Field Director of the Georgia New Guard. He has served as County Chair of the Troup County Democratic Party, Chair of the Communications Committee of the Democratic Party of Georgia and currently serves as Interim Chair of the Rural Council of the Democratic Party of Georgia. He has served as Senior Staff on several campaigns from Federal to Local level races mostly in Campaign Manager and Field Director positions.