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.