David P. Fitzgerald
David P. Fitzgerald

A local advertising executive will serve as chairman of the board for one of Buckhead’s oldest and best-known nonprofit civic associations.

The Buckhead Coalition has elected Fitzgerald & Co. President and CEO David P. Fitzgerald to serve a two-year term as chairman.

“Dave, a Buckhead resident, has been a director and active member of the Coalition for 21 years, providing pro bono assistance time and time again,” Buckhead Coalition President Sam Massell said in a press release.

In addition to electing Fitzgerald the board also re-elected Massell, Juanita P. Baranco and Jeffrey C. Sprecher as vice presidents, M. Maxine Hicks as secretary and Charles B. Crawford Jr. as treasurer. They will serve two-year terms.

The board also selected for its executive committee M. Brantley Barrow, Steven L. Guy, Daniel S. Parmer, Michael M. Rogers, and S. Scott Selig. They will serve three-year terms.

Dan Whisenhunt wrote for Reporter Newspapers from 2011 - 2014. He is the founder and editor of Decaturish.com