SENATOR BURT JONES

Senator Burt Jones

GA Senator, District 25

State Senator Burt Jones, a Republican, was elected to the State Senate for Georgia’s 25th District in 2012. Sen. Jones represents Baldwin, Butts, Greene, Jasper, Morgan and Putnam counties along with portions of Bibb, Jones and Walton counties.

Senator Jones serves as Chairman of the Insurance and Labor Committee, and is secretary of the Rules Committee. He is also a member of the Appropriations and Transportation Committees.

Senator Jones previous served as the President of the Butts County Rotary Club, Board Member of Partners for Smart Growth which is a group dedicated to establishing and promoting quality growth in Butts County and the surrounding areas, Board Member of the Butts County Water and Sewage Department, Advisory Board Member of both Donegal Insurance Company and Utica National Insurance Co. Senator Jones is also an active member of the University of Georgia Lettermen’s Club and member of the Grid Iron Society.

In 2014, Senator Jones was named to the University of Georgia’s (UGA) 40 Under 40 Class of 2014 by the UGA Alumni Association. The same year, Senator Jones was recognized as a distinguished alumni by Woodward Academy.

Senator Jones is a sixth generation Jackson, Ga. native. He received a bachelor’s of science in History from the University of Georgia and attended the Hartford School of Insurance where he developed skills in risk management and insurance brokerage. In 2004, Senator Jones founded JP Capital & Insurance, Inc., with the purpose of serving as the risk management advisor for the parent company, Jones Petroleum. He quickly saw the opportunity for expansion into the retail insurance brokerage market and through hard work and dedication, built the start-up agency into an established insurance brokerage house founded on professionalism and client service.

Before his career in insurance, Senator Jones was a student-athlete and a four year letterman for the University of Georgia Football team. As a former walk-on, Senator Jones was voted as a Permanent Team Captain for the 2002 SEC Championship Team. His contributions to the team helped bring UGA their first SEC Championship in 20 years.

Senator Jones is married to the former Miss Janice L. Boswell of Griffin, Ga. and they have two children, Stella and Banks. Senator Jones enjoys water skiing, fishing, hunting, and attending sporting events with his family.