Margaret Kaiser brings to Total Spectrum a decade’s service as state representative in Georgia’s General Assembly, as well as more than 25 years of experience as a small business creator/owner & operator. Her expertise lies in economic development, community affairs, public and behavioral health, and education.
Margaret has a particular interest in the work of local governments, education, housing, and workforce development and works with groups across the State, including the Legislature, ACCG and the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) to maintain Georgia’s status as the number one state in which to do business. She has also focused on medical cannabis and opioid/drug intervention efforts.
During her ten-year tenure in the Georgia Legislature, Margaret served on a variety of committees:
By appointment of the Governor of Georgia:
And by appointment by the Georgia Speaker of the House of Representatives
Outside of her public service, Margaret is an entrepreneur as well, having co-owned and/or operated several Atlanta-area restaurants for more than 25 years, including Grant Central East, Tomatillos, Kaiser Dough & Pizza Concepts, and Cabbagetown Grill. She also co-founded a K-12 Start up Neighborhood Charter School in downtown Atlanta that has served a diverse group of K-12 students for more than 15 years.
Margaret is very involved in many community organizations, serving on the boards of the Trellis Horticultural Therapy Alliance, the Grant Park Historic Quadrant Envisioning Committee, the Pryor Road YMCA, Historic Oakland Foundation. She’s also active in the Association of Independent Colleges, Grant Park Neighborhood Association, the Neighborhood Planning Unit W, the Downtown Atlanta Kiwanis Club, and was a member of the 2011 Class of LEADERSHIP GEORGIA.