Buckhead Coalition hosting conversation with eight Atlanta mayoral candidates

Former Atlanta Mayor Sam Massell speaks to the Buckhead Business Association (BBA) on March 12, 2015. (Photo by Todd DeFeo)

ATLANTA — The Buckhead Coalition is hosting eight Atlanta mayoral candidates “it has graded as credible at this time” to participate in a “conversation” later this month.

Rickey Bevington of Georgia Public Broadcasting and Denis O’Hayer of Atlanta Public Broadcasting will lead the conversation. Invited candidates are Peter Aman, Keisha Bottoms, Vincent Fort, Kwanza Hall, Ceasar Mitchell, Mary Norwood, Michael Sterling, and Cathy Woolard.

The Buckhead Coalition is an invitation-only nonprofit association of one-hundred invited CEO-type business leaders and is headed by former Atlanta Mayor Sam Massell. The group operates the Better Community Political Action Committee (BC PAC) to address City of Atlanta nonpartisan contests of Mayor, City Council, and Board of Education every four years.

The conversation will take place at the Coalition’s Annual Meeting scheduled for Jan. 25.


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