Welcome to Commissioner Aaron "Adot" Whitely's Info Hub

Meet Adot

Aaron “Adot” Whitely is an entrepreneur and dedicated community advocate.  He was elected to the Chatham County Board of Commissioners in November of 2020.  He is a husband and father of three who understands the importance of family values. Adot co-founded Madigan LLC, a business development firm that helps startups grow and existing businesses expand operations. He is an army combat veteran (OEF 11-12), a Savannah State alumnus and a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

Adot has spent his entire adult life in Savannah, with the exception of his active-duty enlistment in the US Army. In the course of his community work, Adot has had the opportunity to mentor young men in partnership with 100 Black Men Association of Savannah as well as The Pitbulls Athletic Organization where he serves as coach and general manager. He has coached young men in basketball and baseball and young women in track and field. His dedication to preparing the next generation has led him to mentor a number of youth in the Savannah Chatham County area. He is often quoted as saying “If we don’t invest in our youth now, we will pay for them later.”

Adot has a proven record of working with people from a variety of backgrounds to solve problems, build businesses, and attain goals that benefit thousands of people. That record is evidenced by the variety of organizations he is actively engaged in to include; Vice Chairman for NACo’s International Economic Development Task Force, Savannah Sports CouncilChatham Emergency Services, Greater Savannah Black Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Savannah Advisory Board.  He and his family are members of First Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church. He formerly served as Board Member for Savannah’s Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club.

Through his work with grassroots organizations, like the Chatham County Democratic Party, Adot has helped citizens across the county register to vote and navigate through the political process. He has a passion for helping others and continues to advocate for families and self-sufficiency throughout his community and the state of Georgia.

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