Dottie Fitzgerald of Fitzgerald Auto Malls, inducted into Montgomery Business Hall of Fame

Dottie Fitzgerald of Fitzgerald Auto Malls, inducted into Montgomery Business Hall of Fame

The leadership of Montgomery County government came together in number with a lunch room full of county notables from the business community this week to spotlight those who have distinguished themselves for success in the private sector along with service to the community. Five longstanding county entrepreneurs were inducted into the Montgomery County Business Hall of Fame, one of whom was Dottie Fitzgerald, vice president of Fitzgerald Auto Malls, a position she has held for many years. In this role Dottie has been at the center of the FitzMalls organization, taking care that staff always know that they have an ombudsman in her. The results of her close working relationship with staff has been many who have grown into longstanding and devoted FitzMalls team players.

With the county school system, Ms. Fitzgerald has been an outstanding leader of the Montgomery Students Automotive Tradeês Foundation which she has chaired and remained involved with as a member of the board. The –Minidealership”, as it is known, has identified MCPS students with aptitude and ambition to pursue careers in auto technology which many over the years have done. She has also been passionately involved with pets and raising public awareness for the humanely care of dogs and cats.

Ms. Fitzgerald has been recognized previously as a Catholic Business Leader of the Year and is also the recipient of the Northwood University Dealer Education Award.

Others inducted with Ms. Fitzgerald into the MC Business Hall of Fame were: Mark Choe, owner, Markês Kitchen; David Reznick, co-founding partner, CohnReznick; Ola Sage CEO, e-Management; Annie Totah, founder & president, AST Partnership for Brighter Tomorrows.

WANADA wishes Dottie Fitzgerald all the best on the well-deserved recognition!

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