NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Councilmember At-large Megan Barry has issued the following statement upon the release of the first quarter financial disclosure for her campaign to be Nashville’s next mayor:
“After an exciting three months, culminating in the Women for Megan Barry event on March 29th featuring Connie Britton and Emmylou Harris and more than 400 men and women from across Nashville in attendance, I am pleased to announce we have seen great momentum with the support of nearly 600 new donors, bringing us to a total of over 1300 donors during the course of the campaign, we have raised over $220k in the last quarter and have over $532K cash on hand for the next phase of our campaign.”
“This is in addition to our strong base of grassroots volunteers and supporters who are knocking on doors and calling voters every day all across Davidson County. I’m truly grateful for the support and confidence of so many, and look forward to continuing to share my vision for a brighter future for Nashville.”
Councilmember At-Large Megan Barry is seeking election to the office of mayor in the August 2015 election. A Nashville resident for 23 years, Megan Barry was twice elected as at-large member of the Metro Council, receiving the most votes in the countywide election in 2011. An MBA graduate of Vanderbilt, she has two decades of senior-level corporate experience in telecommunications and healthcare. She is the mother of a college-age son and has been married to Bruce Barry for 21 years.