Robb Pitts

Robb Pitts

Chairman, Fulton County Board of Commissioners
Robb Pitts is the Chairman of Fulton County Board of Commissioners. He previously served on the Fulton County Board of Commissioners from November 2002 to December 2014. During his tenure, he advocated for diversification in revenue sources to relieve the tax burden on property owners.

Robb previously served as a member of the Atlanta City Council for two decades, chairing the Finance and Community Development Committees for most of those years. He was elected to serve as the Atlanta City Council’s President in 1997. During his tenure as President of the Atlanta City Council, he was a strong supporter of initiatives leading to tax relief for the elderly. Robb encouraged efficiency in city operations and procurement procedures, earning a reputation as the “taxpayers’ watchdog” by scrutinizing spending and diligently reviewing the annual budgeting process.

A businessman and former college professor, Robb earned his undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate degrees in education, business, languages and Latin American Studies at Ohio University, La Academia Hispanoamericana, Kent State University and La Universidad Interamericana. He has a master’s degree in business administration from Emory University.

Robb was an Assistant Professor at Clark Atlanta University, a visiting professor and guest lecturer at Oberlin College, and an instructor at Kent State University. A broker with Mass Mutual Perimeter, he is also the owner and President of R.L.P. Corporation, an international business consulting firm. He is active in a variety of community programs and an avid patron of the arts; is fluent in Spanish and has an extensive background in international affairs.

In December of 2017, Robb was elected to serve an unexpired term filling the Chairman vacancy on the Fulton County Board of Commissioners. Robb was re-elected to a full four-year term in November 2018.