Graduate, University Georgia.
Kemp succeeded Karen Handel on January 8, 2010, when she stepped down to run in the Georgia gubernatorial election, 2010. Kemp previously had served as a Georgia State Senator from 2002 to 2006 after defeating the Democratic incumbent. In 2014, Kemp was re-elected.
Brian Kemp is an active small business owner today with companies involved in agribusiness, financial services, and real estate management and investment.
Past president Athens Area Home Builders Association. Board directors St. Mary’s Hospital, Athens.
Married Marty Argo; 3 children.