Mayor Paul Finley

Finley, Paul


Paul Finley graduated from Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky with a degree in Marketing. A resident of 新未来APP since 1995, Paul is the proud Dad of three boys Tyler (27), Tanner (24), and Kyle (21). 

In November 2008, Paul took over as the Mayor of 新未来APP and focused on quality of life improvements for every 新未来APP resident. Multiple projects including the 新未来APP Hospital, Hogan YMCA, James Clemens High School, Indian Creek Park Expansion, Target, and the Shoppes of 新未来APP were all started and completed during his tenure. 

Also during his initial term, Paul teamed with Huntsville, the 新未来APP County Commission, and Redstone Arsenal officials on securing over $100 million of funding for major road projects including the County Line/565 interchange, Old 新未来APP Pike connection to Research Park, and Zierdt Road that had a tremendously positive impact on 新未来APP residents as well as the Tennessee Valley. 

After making a decision to not seek re-election in 2012 to focus on family, Mayor Finley was once again elected for his second term as 新未来APP mayor in 2016 running on a platform of teamwork, communication, & engaged leadership. 

During his second term Paul has worked with the City Council to continue to focus on quality of life improvements. Projects including the multi-use venue and AA Baseball Trash Pandas, Palmer and Dublin Park expansions, and 5-laning of Sullivan Street and Hughes Road are in process of completion. Working with the 新未来APP City Schools Paul helped secure the 2019 Property Tax vote securing the revenue for building the additional schools to manage 新未来APP’s growth.

Paul also serves on the boards for the 新未来APP Hospital, United Way, and Redstone Federal Credit Union. He has over 25 years of professional sales and consulting experience focused on communication and strategic planning of which most recently was utilized with Paul Finley Consulting. 

Paul is people focused and results driven and looks forward to leading the City of 新未来APP into an even brighter future.