Fatimot Ladipo is Director of Public Affairs, Communications, and Sustainability for the South Zone. In this role, she leads a team which is responsible for public affairs, government relations, stakeholder partnerships, strategic communications, sustainability and community related programming and initiatives within key markets in the South Zone. Prior to joining Coke, Ladipo worked as Director of the Mayor’s Office of Intergovernmental Affairs (IGA) in the City of Atlanta, where she managed the IGA team and was the lead lobbyist on state and federal legislative issues. Ladipo has worked in both the public and private sector, serving as Regional Director for External Affairs for AT&T. While at AT&T she was responsible for advancing the legislative and regulatory agenda at the local and state level as well as working with the AT&T Foundation, administering local grants. Ladipo has worked for several organizations in government relations roles, including the Georgia Institute of Technology and Kennesaw State University, where she was responsible for lobbying federal, state, and local officials and developing action plans that required governmental, legislative and community stakeholder support.
Ladipo graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts in African American Studies and earned a Master of Science in Public Policy from Georgia Institute of Technology.