Juanita Powell Baranco is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Baranco Automotive Group, a company that consists of Mercedes Benz of Buckhead in Atlanta, GA and Smart Center Buckhead.
As a member of the American Bar Association, and the State Bar Associations of Georgia and Louisiana, Baranco enjoyed a successful career in law including a turn as Assistant Attorney General for the State of Georgia before she and her husband founded the first Baranco dealership in the metropolitan Atlanta area in 1978.
Baranco has served as a Board member of the Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia and as Chairman of the Board at Clark Atlanta University. Baranco is active in her community through her support of the Scottsdale Child Development Center, Project Impact DeKalb County, Partners in Education, the Pierre Toussaint House and the Saints Peter & Paul Church.
Baranco has a Bachelor of Science degree and a Juris Doctor from Louisiana State University.