Last week John O’Neill, Regional Managing Principal of Cushman & Wakefield, was sworn in as President of the Rotary Club of Atlanta.
The theme for this year will be “Inform, Engage, Inspire,” which John feels are three essential pillars to the Rotary’s success. He will serve a one-year term alongside President-Elect Dave Moody, as well as Cannon Carr, Secretary; Susan Parsons, Treasurer; Milford McGuirt, VP Community/Vocational Service; Jeff Rosensweig, VP Club Service; Mary Ann Peters, VP International/District Service; and David Lewis, Sergeant-At-Arms.
A graduate of Leadership Atlanta, John also serves as Vice Chair of the Atlanta Police Foundation, and is a member of the Board for the Metro Atlanta Chamber, the Woodruff Arts Center, the Terry College of Business Alumni Board and the Zoo Atlanta Leadership Council. He was also a former President of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, and a former Chairman of the Board and current Advisory Board member of the Chastain Park Conservancy.
Founded in 1913, the Rotary Club of Atlanta is one of the largest Rotary Clubs, with more than 500 members. It has been a long tradition that a member of the Club must be
a key leader in his or her field, a person of integrity whose sense of values includes an obligation of community service. The Club is pleased that not one week goes by that does not bring recognition of one — and usually several — of its members for significant leadership of a major civic enterprise.
Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world. Approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 32,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas.