Council Member Rhonda C. Finley, At Large

Rhonda Finley
Council Member Rhonda C. Finley, a lifelong resident of Ohio, holds Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees from Wright State University.  

Professional Experience 
 As Trotwood's former Economic Development Administrator, Ms. Finley attracted the largest private investment in Trotwood's history which had significant economic impact in the community.

As a 15-year public servant for the city of Trotwood, Ms. Finley held various positions in addition to the Economic Development Administrator.  During her tenure, she worked to successfully attract businesses and bring jobs to the city of Trotwood, including the United Theological Seminary, GM distribution facility, Nenonene Medical Center (Salem Avenue), Fresenius Dialysis Center (Salem Avenue), O'Danny Boy Ice Cream Distribution Company (Industrial Park), Advanced Window Cleaning (Salem Bend Drive), Allen Refrigeration (Shiloh Springs Road), Chiappa (Third Street), and Phoenix (now Epix) Tube Company (Wolf Creek Pike).  Epix Tube is currently expanding and opening a new warehouse at the former K-Mart across from Lowe's.

Council Member Finley has a proven track record of attracting businesses and is committed to ensuring Trotwood is well represented throughout Montgomery County and the State of Ohio.

Council Member Finley has been very active in the community -- she championed the development of Trotwood's Community Garden and volunteered for a number of organizations -- including the Trotwood Chamber of Commerce Board, Friendship Village Judging Committee, Trotwood City Schools Reading Program, Mayor's Annual Golf Outing, Youth Golf Association, NAACP Youth Council, and Film Dayton.  She is also the church secretary volunteer at the Mount Calvary Baptist Church.

She is one of seven daughters born to Robert and Connie Allen, who instilled in her the principles of hard work, integrity and strong family values.  Married to Anthony "Tony" Finley since 1988, they are the proud parents of one son, Matthew, who resides in Los Angeles.