THARON JOHNSON, FOUNDER & CEO, PARAMOUNT CONSULTING GROUP
Tharon Johnson is the founder and CEO of Paramount Consulting Group, a full service, bipartisan government affairs and communications firm based in Atlanta, serving clients in the corporate and political sectors. A nationally recognized political strategist and trusted community leader, Tharon appears each week on Fox 5 Atlanta’s longest-running public affairs program, “The Georgia Gang” and on 90.1 WABE-FM’s popular “Political Breakfast” podcast, ranked among the top 40 political podcasts nationally.
Tharon advises elected officials at the highest levels of government. Most recently he served as a senior advisor to the Biden-Harris campaign in the battleground state of Georgia. He has served at senior levels of federal, state, and local campaigns, including for President Barack Obama, Congressman John Lewis, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Congressman John Barrow and DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond.
He appears regularly as a key contributor on news shows, including CNN, MSNBC and Atlanta’s WSB-TV, providing timely insights and analysis of political developments at the national, state and local levels. He also is frequently quoted in Newsweek, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Political Insider blog, Politico, Roll Call, The Hill and other notable publications.
Tharon has received “40 Under 40” awards from both Georgia Trend Magazine and Atlanta
Business Chronicle and was named one of the “Top 25 Most Influential Georgians” by James Magazine. He was the youngest and first African American to receive the “Campaign Manager of the Year” distinction from the American Association of Political Consultants. In addition to his political honors, Tharon was also awarded the “Unsung Hero Award” by his alma mater Clark Atlanta University for outstanding contributions in Arts & Sciences. He is also on the board of advisors for Inclusivv.
With his astute grasp of not only politics, but economic and corporate climate, Tharon continues to lead his firm to success. Paramount has over a decade of experience providing effective results for clients, from raising the dollars needed to push campaigns over the top, to securing strategic contracts for clients, while keeping them engaged and connected with the community.
Paramount Consulting Group specializes in government affairs, lobbying, campaign strategy and communications. Leveraging deep relationships from across the aisle, the firm supports clients through a variety of complex needs, providing strategic guidance and solutions that drive results.
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