Senator Jesse Stone
Jesse Stone was born in Augusta, Georgia. He was raised in Waynesboro where his family has deep roots. His father was a small businessman and a pilot who led the Georgia Air National Guard. The youngest of three brothers, Jesse earned his Business, MBA, and Law degrees from the University of Georgia. As a small businessman, he has practiced law for over 25 years, representing small businesses, farmers, and working people across South Georgia.
Jesse and his wife Amanda have twin daughters and one son. The Stone’s believe in giving back to the communities where they call home. Over the years, Jesse and his family have faithfully served in churches they’ve attended. In addition, he continues to be actively involved with a number of civic organizations. This includes Development Authorities, East Georgia State College where he has been a Foundation member and served on the faculty teaching Criminal Justice. Jesse continues to serve his community, volunteering in the Boy Scouts as an Eagle Scout as well as an assistant scoutmaster. He served on the Georgia-Carolina Council, the Central Savannah River Area Regional Development Council, and several heritage groups. In 2003, Jesse was elected as Mayor of Waynesboro. In his time in office, he cut taxes and spending, improved infrastructure, and brought new industry to the City. In 2010, Jesse was elected State Senator of District 23. Senator Stone chairs the Judiciary Noncivil Committee. In addition, he currently serves on the Education, Appropriations, Banking, and Ethics Committees.