Billy Lovett's career is a unique blend of accomplishments in the private and public sectors. Early in his professional life he served as chair of the County Commission in his home County and while serving as a Chamber of Commerce board member, he worked successfully with the industrial authority to attract national corporations to middle Georgia. Based on those achievements, then Gov. George Busbee appointed him to the Economic Development Council of Georgia.
Subsequently, Lovett was elected to the Public Service Commission and served for 12 years. The Association of Energy Engineers named him “Regulator of the Year." In his last term he founded a not-for-profit think tank dedicated to reducing dependence on foreign oil and authored "A Blueprint for Georgia's Electricity Future".
In 1990 Lovett was elected to serve as chairman of the Republican Party of Georgia. Following his public service, he served as a business development advisor specializing in acquisition and finance and also formed a healthcare company serving senior citizens. His advisory firm specialized in acquisitions and finance with diverse client industries ranging from banking to real estate.
He served as Chief Marketing Officer for Key Property Solutions. His responsibilities including advising the CEO on launching a SFR fund, advising on legal and accounting partners as well as sourcing investors for the fund and assisting Key in sourcing institutional capital for growth.
Mr. Lovett serves on the Board of Digitel Corporation and the advisory board of Sisters by Choice. He has served on the Boards of the Intown Business Association, the City Club and the Board of Trustees of the North Georgia United Methodist Foundation. Rotarian.
Lovett graduated from Leadership Georgia, is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth and the Atlanta Aero Club. After 9/11 he served as a Major in the Georgia Defense Force. Lovett was named “One Hundred Most Influential in Georgia” by Georgia Trend magazine.