Mr. Kirby attempted to withdraw and presented a Certificate of Withdrawal on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 9:35 a.m. However, this occurred after the Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 4:30 p.m. deadline to withdraw. Therefore, Mr. Kirby remains a candidate and is listed as a candidate on the June 4, 2019 Ward 6 Primary Election Ballot.
George Gallagher lives in Annapolis with his wife Edilene, daughter Elisabeth and son Michael. He came to Maryland in 2001 to take on a new assignment in biotechnology management near Columbia, MD. Shortly after arriving he bought a boat to explore the lifestyle of Annapolis on the Severn and South River. Prior to moving to Maryland he engaged in public service, first as Transportation & Infrastructure Commissioner and then as Planning Commissioner. George also served as President of the Irvine Conservancy, where a key objective was preserving coastal open space.
George’s professional career started as a scientist in medical device development. He moved back and forth between biotech consulting and management. His consulting work eventually took him overseas to work in London, Brussels, and the Netherlands.
In his spare time, George enjoys going to his children’s swim meets, their Jujitsu tournaments, boating, and advocating for the community. He is active in his local church and teaches Sunday school.