By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
On Thursday, July 10, the principals of Franklin Resources Group, L.L.C. announced that Garrett Jemison has agreed to join their firm as its newest team member. Garrett is joining the team at Franklin Resources Group and will be assisting their clients at the state and local level.
Franklin Resources Group President Johnny Crawford said, “Garrett Jemison epitomizes the personal and professional qualities we all seek to attain. He is a leader, a professional and most important an individual that cares deeply for this State.”
Garrett Jemison has most recently served with the office of U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R) from Alabama. Mr. Jemison said, “I have been very fortunate in my life to have gained from many meaningful experiences while working for U.S. Senator Shelby and look forward to doing whatever I can to help the State of Alabama in my new capacity at Franklin Resources Group.”
Franklin Resources Group is a Montgomery based corporate and public affairs consulting firm formed in 1996. The firm provides governmental affairs, media relations, strategic planning, crisis management, lobbying, research and communication services to an array of local, state, national and international organizations.
Garrett’s roots are well established on both the Alabama political landscape and government service. His grandfather was Assistant Director of the Alabama Department of Public Safety and his brother is currently with the Alabama Department of Homeland Security.
Equity and associate members of the Group are: Johnny Crawford, Charles Rowe, Mike Echols, Ryan deGraffenried III, Susan Hansen, and David Rogers.
In addition to his duties at Franklin Resources Group, Garrett has formed Jemison, Inc. which will represent clients in Washington, D.C.