Keisha Lance Bottoms
Keisha Lance Bottoms is the 60th Mayor of the City of Atlanta.
A daughter of Atlanta, Mayor Bottoms strives to continue the City’s progress as a global business hub, while also building a city that is a national model for equity and inclusion. Her vision is One Atlanta. A safe and welcoming city, world-class employees, infrastructure and services, an ethical, transparent, and fiscally responsible government, thriving neighborhoods, communities and businesses, and residents that are equipped for success.
Only the second woman elected Mayor of Atlanta, Mayor Bottoms was designated a “Woman to Watch in 2018” by Viacom’s BET Network. She has also been profiled by Atlanta Magazine, Ebony Magazine and Politico Magazine, where she was named “the most prominent black female executive in the South,” and most recently, she was honored among a group of stellar women, as one of ESSENCE magazine’s 2018 “Woke 100” – highlighting black women change agents across the nation and beyond.
Mayor Bottoms graduated from Frederick Douglass High School and received an undergraduate degree from Florida A&M University. She earned a Juris Doctorate from Georgia State University College of Law and is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Mayor Bottom resides in Southwest Atlanta with her husband, Derek W. Bottoms, and their four children.