Former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich was the featured speaker for the 18th annual meeting of the Buckhead Coalitio, Inc., Jan 31, at One-O-Three West.

Gingrich talked to the 160 Buckhead civic and business leaders, politicians and media representatives about his new “American Solutions for Winning the Future.”

The meeting, hosted by Coalition President Sam Massell, also marked the changing of the guard for the organization’s officers and board, with David P. Stockert of Post Properties, assuming the chairmanship.

The luncheon meeting was preceded by a cocktail reception.