File #: RS2023-1942    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/20/2022 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 1/3/2023 Final action: 1/3/2023
Title: A resolution recognizing the retirement and service of MP&F Strategic Communications Senior Partner David Fox.
Sponsors: Kathleen Murphy, Joy Styles, Burkley Allen
A resolution recognizing the retirement and service of MP&F Strategic Communications Senior Partner David Fox.

WHEREAS, David Fox joined MP&F Strategic Communications in 1990 and along with his partners grew the agency to become the largest locally owned marketing, public relations, and advertising firm in Nashville; and

WHEREAS, the son of a World War II fighter pilot, David spent his early career as an author and journalist working for the Nashville Banner, United Press International, and the Memphis Commercial Appeal. He also worked in the presidential campaigns of Howard Baker and Jimmy Carter; and

WHEREAS, over the years, David has helped shape Nashville's public dialogue and played a key role in the city's continued rise through his work professionally and in the community; and

WHEREAS, David has been recognized for his kind, steady and transparent leadership by the Nashville Business Journal, which named him one of the city's most admired CEOs, and The Nashville Post, which has included David on its annual "In Charge" list for many years; and

WHEREAS, David Fox has also been honored for his community service with the John C. Tune Award presented by the American Cancer Society and the Good Guy Award given by the Nashville Women's Political Caucus; and

WHEREAS, David continues to generously give his time and talents to several nonprofit organizations. His community involvement has included the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, the American Cancer Society, the Center for Nonprofit Management, University School of Nashville, the Center for Living and Learning in Franklin, Rotary Club of Nashville, Leadership Nashville, and the Nashville Public Library Foundation; and

WHEREAS, David's contributions to Nashville will continue to be felt for years to come due to the many organizations he has supported and countless professionals he has mentored and inspired to view leadership as a way to serve others; and

WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper th...

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