Paul Finley

Paul Finley graduated from Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky with a B.S. in Marketing. He has been in sales for over 25 years. Paul is the owner of Paul Finley Consulting, a company focused on Strategic Communication and team building.

In November 2008 Paul took over as the Mayor of Madison. Together with the Madison City Council and department heads Paul focused on quality of life improvements for the Madison residents. Multiple projects including the Madison Hospital, Hogan YMCA, James Clemens High School, Indian Creek Park Expansion, Target, and the Shoppes of Madison were all started and completed during his tenure.

Paul also teamed with Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, County Commission Chairman Mike Gillespie, and Redstone Arsenal officials on securing funding for major road projects. Together this team secured funding for over $100 million in additional road project funding for the area.

Paul also serves on the Boards for the Madison Hospital, Madison Visionary Partners, United Way, His Hands Ministries, Sci-Quest, and the Huntsville Hospital Foundation.

Paul is married to Dr. Julie Finley, Assistant Principal at Bob Jones High School and together they have three boys Tyler (20), Tanner (17), and Kyle (14). They are proud to call Madison, Alabama home.

To contact Paul please go to www.paulfinleyconsulting.com or email him at paul@paulfinleyconsulting.com.

Recent Articles

  • Finley: Barnhart Will Pull on Knowledge, Expertise to Take USSRC Forward

    Posted on: 3:12 pm, August 30, 2013, by , updated on: 03:13pm, August 30, 2013

    This week, Paul Finley interviews Dr. Deborah Barnhart, CEO of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center.
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  • Finley Impressed at Mayor Marks’ Experience, Hopeful for Athens’ Future

    Posted on: 12:42 pm, August 23, 2013, by

    This week, we spotlight Mayor Ronnie Marks and Athens, Alabama. We talk about a variety of things, including taxes and his vision for the town's future.
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  • Finley: Decatur, Madison’s Growth Show Similarities

    Posted on: 12:22 pm, August 16, 2013, by , updated on: 12:29pm, August 16, 2013

    Week six in our Leadership Perspectives series shifts to the West and Mayor Don Kyle of the River City, Decatur, Alabama.
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  • Finley: Chairman Strong a Natural Leader

    Posted on: 12:48 pm, August 9, 2013, by , updated on: 12:51pm, August 9, 2013

    Our Leadership Perspectives series moves into week five and to the county level as my guest is Dale Strong, Chairman...
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  • Finley on Handing over the Reins and Becoming “Joe Citizen”

    Posted on: 3:17 pm, August 2, 2013, by , updated on: 04:20pm, August 2, 2013

    Paul Finley first met Troy Trulock 10 years ago at Palmer Park. They were both Rookie League coaches.
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  • Finley on Battle: “Thank Goodness We Buried That Hatchet”

    Posted on: 8:40 am, July 24, 2013, by , updated on: 08:48am, July 24, 2013

    Paul Finley's guest for segment three of our eight-week Leadership Perspectives series is Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle. The two came into office on the same day in November 2008.
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  • The Importance of AMC, Redstone to North Alabama

    Posted on: 10:30 am, July 19, 2013, by , updated on: 05:01pm, July 19, 2013

    It’s week two of our eight-part series on Leadership Perspectives. We’re starting at the top with General Dennis Via, the four-star leader of AMC.
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  • New Weekly Segment: Leadership Perspectives

    Posted on: 1:43 pm, July 12, 2013, by , updated on: 02:58pm, July 12, 2013

    Over the next eight weeks, Paul Finley will join us for a special segment called "Leadership Perspectives." It's his turn to ask the questions.
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