Staff Directory

Head shot of Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan

Geoff Duncan

Lieutenant Governor

Geoff Duncan is Georgia's Lieutenant Governor-elect. Geoff was previously elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. He and his wife Brooke have been married for 20 years and have three boys, Parker 16, Bayler 12 and Ryder 8. Their...

Chip Lake

Chief of Staff

John Porter

Deputy Chief of Staff

Mike Dudgeon

Policy Director

Mike Dudgeon is a lifelong technology entrepreneur, former State Representative, and former Forsyth County School board member. He was part of executive team that built Alpharetta based Radiant Systems, which pioneered touchscreen retail and kiosk, ...

Beth Green

Director of Operations

Beth Green comes to the Lt. Governor’s Office with 23 years of legislative experience with the Georgia House of Representatives.  She began her career in Speaker Thomas B. Murphy’s office in 1995 from the University of Georgia and left the House...

Joseph Cortes

Director of Legislative Affairs

Joseph served as Political Director on the Lt. Governor’s campaign. He has spent over a decade working on political campaigns and building grassroots coalitions for various non-profit causes. Much of his time has been spent working on education...

Collins Udekigbo

Director of External Affairs

Collins graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science. Collins has worked in the political arena as an intern with GeorgiaLink and as staff for the Secretary of the Senate. Collins has served as a special...

Joe Hendricks

Communications Director

Joe joins the Lt. Governor’s Office after serving in various capacities as staff for Georgia’s former Lt. Governor. Joe is an honor graduate of the University of Georgia and also co-manages a large farm in Talbot County. He and his wife, Kat, reside...

Tyrel Dale

Staff Assistant

Tyrel began his professional career working with various campaigns after attending the University of Georgia where he studied political science. In his role on the Lt. Governor’s campaign he assisted with grassroots matters.

Matthew Bowling


Matthew Bowling comes to the Lt. Governor’s office with several years of political campaign experience. He is a senior at Georgia Tech where he is earning a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and a minor in Law,...