Mayor Matt Santini
Matt Santini began his tenure as the Mayor of The City of Cartersville in 2008. He works closely with the City Council and citizens to maintain the charm, quality of life, and small town feel that make Cartersville so appealing. As the Mayor and a citizen in a rapidly growing community, he strives to create a community where citizens have the opportunity to work, learn, live and play in connection with one another.
His professional and community involvement includes:
- Board member of the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority, 2003-2007
- Board President of the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority, 2006-August 2007
- Founding and Charter Member of the Rotary Club of Etowah, 2002
- President of the Rotary Club of Etowah, 2003
- Member of the Rotary Club of Etowah, 2002-present
- Board Member of The Autumn Leaves Project, 2016-present
- Board Member of the Georgia Association of Broadcasters, 2003-2017
- Board President of the Georgia Association of Broadcasters, 2012
- Georgia Association of Broadcasters Broadcaster of the Year, 2013
Mayor Santini graduated from Georgia Southern University with a B.S. degree in Marketing/Sales and Sales Management and Advertising. He is the Station Manager of a local radio station, and an Administrator for a local non-profit organization.
He is married to the former Anthia McStatts, and they have one daughter, Matalyn. Golf, football, baseball and reading are a few of the ways he enjoys spending his free time, along with spending time with his family. Matt was born in Fairport, New York and grew up in Marietta. He and his family have resided in Cartersville since October of 1991.