Matthew J. Riedemann will fill the Post 4 Council seat held by Bill Thrash who died May 22 of cancer. Riedemann formerly chaired the Kennesaw Development Authority and will serve on the Council until the term expires December 31. The seat will be up for election in November.
Riedemann is a graduate of Bryn Athyn College. He is a real estate professional who began his career in 1992 as a Quality Manager and Associate Builder with John Wieland Homes & Neighborhoods. In 1999, he was elected to the prestigious John Wieland Homes & Neighborhoods President Club. In 2008, he founded Ashford Capital Partners, allowing him to focus on the unprecedented opportunities in the distressed real estate market.
Matt, his wife Beth and daughter Noelle have been Kennesaw residents since 2002; the family resides in the Legacy Park subdivision. He is a member of the North Cobb Rotary Club.