Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Michael McElroy as the Gilchrist County Tax Collector.
McElroy, of Trenton, is the City President and Branch Manager of Ameris Bank. He has served as president and treasurer of the Gilchrist County Chamber of Commerce for over 30 years. In 2018, he received the J. Min Ayers Lifetime Achievement Award for his work with the chamber. He is a current board member of the Gilchrist County State Housing Initiative Partnership Program and the Gilchrist County Education Foundation. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business management from Saint Leo University. McElroy is appointed to the position vacated by Barbara Merritt.