Cal Dortch is a resident of Vinings with community activities including board member of Vinings Historic Preservation Society and Vinings Homeowners Association. As current president of the non-profit corporation, Vinings Community Conservation Alliance, he has helped design and support a master community plan which is now being implemented. His business career was with a national financial firm and included marketing and development positions in New York, Washington, DC, and Atlanta. In addition, he is retired from the US Navy following duty that included air intercept officer, admiral's staff, and a member of a reserve intelligence unit. He is a graduate of Ole Miss and the Columbia University's Executive Development Program.