Joe Sawyer has been a resident of Peachtree Corners since 1994. He was raised in the Lynwood Park Community located in Brookhaven, GA and graduated from Chamblee Highschool in 1983. He attended Alabama State University in 1983 on a football scholarship. Sawyer served in the US Army and was medically discharged in 1991 due to Spina Bifida. Sawyer is a two-time cancer survivor.
Sawyer has owned Alpha & Omega Carpet Cleaning in Peachtree Corners since 2001. He has been a preacher since 1998 and served under his father, Bishop Cornelius Sawyer until his passing in 2014. Sawyer continues to preach and serve God.
Sawyer has a passion for community service and served as president of the Meadow Green HOA for 10 years and currently serves on the Board of the UPCCA. He is the current President and Co-founder of Bridges Peachtree Corners, an organization that has numerous community events that have included feeding the first responders during the COVID pandemic, feeding teachers, and making sure no one is left behind.
Sawyer’s mission as a City Councilman is to build community while embracing diversity. He has been married to his beautiful wife, Kim, since 1992 and has two daughters, Lauren and Lacy, and six grandchildren.