paramount consulting group
ceo & founder
Tharon Johnson is the founder of Paramount Consulting Group, a bipartisan firm specializing in government affairs, lobbying, and campaigns. Tharon is a political strategist and commentator who has served at senior levels of federal, state, and local campaigns, such as those for former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Congressman John Lewis, and former President Barack Obama. He continues to advise members of Congress, leaders in state government, and the mayor of one of the largest cities in the nation, including Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond. Tharon is frequently quoted in Newsweek, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Atlanta Journal Constitution Political Insider, Politico, Roll Call, The Hill, and other publications. He regularly appears as a key contributor on several news channels and television shows, including CNN, WSB-TV 2, and Georgia Public Broadcasting’s "Political Rewind" and “Lawmakers."