Frazier & Deeter’s Business Beat: City of Alpharetta Mayor Jim Gilvin
City of Alpharetta Mayor Jim Gilvin joins the show to discuss leadership lessons learned in a pandemic, the budget impact of the pandemic on the City of Alpharetta, and much more. Roger Lusby, CPA is the host of “Business Beat” and the series is presented by Alpharetta CPA firm Frazier & Deeter.
Mayor Jim Gilvin, City of Alpharetta
Jim Gilvin is the Mayor of the City of Alpharetta, GA, elected in May 2018. Mayor Gilvin has lived in Alpharetta since the late 1990’s along with his wife, Mary Anne, and their two children Justin and Sarah. The Gilvins live in the Windward subdivision and attend Mount Pisgah United Methodist Church. Mayor Gilvin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Georgia Southern University. He is a residential real estate agent and an owner of an Alpharetta-based technology company. He served on the Alpharetta City Council from 2012 to 2018, when he resigned his seat to run for Mayor. During his time as City Councilman, Gilvin served as liaison to Alpharetta’s Parks and Recreation Department and the Public Safety Department.
Topics Discussed in the Show:
- leadership lessons from the pandemic
- pandemic-related effects on the city’s budget
- commercial property values
- Alpha Loop
- relationships with other North Fulton cities
- broader North Fulton economy
Frazier & Deeter
The Alpharetta office of Frazier & Deeter is home to a thriving CPA tax practice, a growing advisory practice and an Employee Benefit Plan Services group. CPAs and advisors in the Frazier & Deeter Alpharetta office serve clients across North Georgia and around the country with services such as personal tax planning, estate planning, business tax planning, business tax compliance, state and local tax planning, financial statement reviews, financial statement audits, employee benefit plan audits, internal audit outsourcing, cyber security, data privacy, SOX and other regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions and more. Alpharetta CPAs serve clients ranging from business owners and executives to large corporations.
Roger Lusby, host of Frazier & Deeter’s “Business Beat,” is an Alpharetta CPA and Alpharetta Office Managing Partner for Frazier & Deeter. He is also a member of the Tax Department in charge of coordinating tax and accounting services for our clientele. His responsibilities include a review of a variety of tax returns with an emphasis in the individual, estate, and corporate areas. Client assistance is also provided in the areas of financial planning, executive compensation and stock option planning, estate and succession planning, international planning (FBAR, SFOP), health care, real estate, manufacturing, technology and service companies.
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