Lynn Westmoreland was a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 2004 until 2016. During his time in Congress, he chaired the Subcommittee on the NSA and Cybersecurity, and was Deputy Chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee for the 113th Congress.
Prior to his service in Congress, Mr. Westmoreland began his own building company L.A.W. Builders and also served as a mediator for a major automotive company. He was then elected to the Georgia State House, where he served for 12 years and was later elected to serve as the Republican Leader for three years.
Subsequent to his congressional service, Mr. Westmoreland was active in political consulting for companies such as TenCate, UnicusID, National Infantry Museum, CTCA and others advising on environmental, technology, and healthcare issues. Mr. Westmoreland was recently elected to serve on the Georgia Board of Transportation, representing Georgia’s 3rd Congressional District.
Mr. Westmoreland was born and raised in Georgia and is a graduate of the Georgia State University. He and his wife Joan have been married for 49 years and together they have three children and eight grandchildren.