Harrison is a Buckhead native and a proud 2012 Westminster graduate. He majored in computer science at Harvard with a minor in Classical Civilizations. He was on the varsity fencing team and served as design editor for the Harvard Crimson newspaper.
Following college, he moved on to the start up world in Silicon Valley. Beginning at the Series C cyber threat intelligence startup Anomali, Harrison learned his trade of Sales Engineering in the field of cyber security.
Motivated by a job opportunity, Harrison moved home to Atlanta coinciding with the onset of the pandemic. The events of 2020 compelled him to actively contribute to the conservative cause. He currently works at Google as a customer engineer.
Jamie is a personal injury attorney at Law & Moran, and a proud Buckhead product. She attended Westminster from 2002-2013 and the University of Southern California from 2013-2016, where she graduated cum laude with a bachelors in Psychology and a minor in French. During her time at Westminster and USC, she swam competitively for Dynamo Swim Club and qualified for Olympic Trials. After college, she went to Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. During law school, she worked at the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office and conducted preliminary hearings, keeping criminals in jail until their trial dates. She also served as a mediator for the underserved in Los Angeles.
After graduating Loyola Law School, Jamie returned home to Atlanta and studied for both the California and Georgia bar exams, passing both. Prior to working at Law & Moran, she clerked for the Honorable Timothy C. Batten, Sr., Chief Judge of the Northern District of Georgia. She is excited to make Buckhead great again!
Anthony "Rek" LeCounte has worked and volunteered in the liberty movement for nearly his entire adult life. While living in Northern Virginia, he worked in communications for the American Legislative Exchange Council and the Institute for Justice and previously served on the board of the DC Chapter of the Log Cabin Republicans. He studied Political Science at Yale and earned his MBA from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business in 2021, after which, he and his husband Alex, who graduated from UVA Law School, moved to Atlanta. While living in Charlottesville, Rek and Alex were married in a ceremony officiated by their congressman, Denver Riggleman of Virginia's 5th district, after volunteering for his election campaign during the contentious 2018 cycle. It marked the first time an incumbent Republican congressman had ever officiated a same-sex wedding. Rek now works for Google, where he manages engagement with right-of-center content creators on YouTube.
After growing up in the mountains of Western North Carolina, Hunter attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Economics. As a leader in the Buckhead community, he currently serves as Vice President for the Buckhead Business Association, Chairman for the Young Bucks Professional Organization, Board Member for Buckhead Young Republicans and is an active member of the Buckhead Club. In addition to his community involvement, Hunter is a former Division I football player, an Eagle Scout and the founder of Live Action Capital, an Atlanta based live sports and entertainment investment company.
Growing up in both Dallas, Texas and Los Angeles, California, Josh is a proud Republican with a background in business, policy, and leadership. Currently, Josh is a Strategic Enterprise Accounts sales representative for Snowflake Inc. He attended Texas A&M from 2018-2022 for a Masters in Public Service Administration with a minor in Russian and a concentration in Homeland Security and International Affairs.
During his time at Texas A&M, Josh was a prominent campus leader: serving as the Legislative Relations Chair, 3-year Student Senator, SBP Candidate, 4-year IFC VP, and held leadership on numerous honors societies and philanthropic organizations.
Josh has a background in both the entertainment industry as an award-winning actor for companies such as Disney, Sony, and Warner Bros. and policy experience working for Congressman Pete Sessions in both his District Office and D.C. Office as well as Public Law Enforcement entities such as TABC.
Vashton Smith is from Dacula, GA, and is a current student at the University of Georgia, majoring in Housing Management and Policy, and a graduate of the University of Alabama with a degree in History with a minor in Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies. After he graduated from Bama, he started work in his current role as an Insurance Sales Agent at Acceptance Insurance in Athens, GA. He served as the Social Media Director for the Georgia Gwinnett College Republicans and the Diversity Outreach Coordinator for the University of Georgia College Republicans. While he is a native Northern Californian, as displayed by his often unrequited love of the Sacramento Kings, he loves Atlanta, and enjoys participating in his church, and going on road trips exploring the city!
Jacqueline “Jacq” Flash is Buckhead born and raised, and graduate from North Atlanta High School in 2018. She is currently working on her Bachelors in International Studies at Georgia State University. She served in the Georgia Air National Guard for four years as an Airborne Radar Technician, where she is now a veteran of the US Air Force. She currently works as a scribe in a medical practice.
She has been a member of BYR since 2019 where she served on the board for a year. Now that she has more time, she is very excited to be back on the board as a Ladies Chair!
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