Thomas S. Hogan, II  
Mayor & City Council
Title: District 3 Councilmember
Phone: 404-591-2500


Thomas S. Hogan
  • First Elected November 2007
  • Term Expires 2019

Biography
On January 1st, 2008 Thomas S. Hogan, II was sworn in as a member of the Chamblee City Council. Since joining City Council, Tom has focused his efforts on financial analysis, budgeting, and efficient operations, as well as helping to define the City’s role with economic development and branding. In addition to his service on Council, Tom has also served on the City’s Personnel Committee, and was the Chairman of the City's Economic Development Advisory Board.

Tom has had the pleasure of helping facilitate and grow some of the area’s outstanding community institutions including the redevelopment of the Chamblee Business Association and the Chamblee Alliance for Art & Culture. He promoted a public-private partnership and served three years as Festival Director for the Taste of Chamblee (Chamblee's premiere fall festival). Tom was also the founding organizer of the Chamblee Farmer's Market (now the Brookhaven Farmers Market). Tom has been a resident of Chamblee since 2000. He was born in Atlanta, raised in Santa Fe, NM, and has lived in Washington, DC, Seattle, and Tallahassee. Tom initially attended Georgia College, in Milledgeville, but graduated from Georgia State University, in Atlanta. Tom worked full-time throughout college, where his studies included English and Economics. Tom’s passion for helping others has played a major role throughout his life. In his twenties he created a non-profit organization to facilitate entrepreneurship education in the Washington, DC public school system. Later, in Atlanta, Tom was involved with the leadership of the Buckhead Business Association and the NPU-B, in Atlanta. In Chamblee, Tom served on the Architectural Review Board and was a Mayoral Appointee to the Ethics Board. He currently serves on the School Council at Ashford Park School, and on the Board of Advisors for the J. Whitney Bunting School of Business at Georgia College, in Milledgeville, GA. An avid runner, Tom volunteers with the Atlanta Track Club, where he coaches for the Peachtree Road Race and the Atlanta Half Marathon. Tom completed his first marathon in March 2013.

Tom has a diverse background, including eight years of experience as an entrepreneur and manager of Buckhead Financial. He has extensive training in a range of financial products and service disciplines including residential mortgages, commercial lending, insurance, investments, banking, and business planning. As a consultant, Tom recently designed and planned the Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management program at Interactive College, in Chamblee. This Associate of Science Degree is designed for individuals interested in starting or managing a small business or managing a department of a larger company. The program's courses include Management, Marketing, Business Law, Human Resources, Small Business Finance, Business Negotiations, E-Commerce, and Business Planning. State and Accreditation Agency approval were achieved July 2012 

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