Megan Barry is a top contender to become Nashville’s next mayor. Born in California, Barry grew up in Overland Park, Kansas and relocated to Nashville in 1991 to pursue an MBA from Vanderbilt’s Owen School. After graduation, instead of heading back home, she decided to stay.
In 2007, Barry won election to the Metro Council as a member at-large, and was re-elected in 2011 to a second four-year term. On the Council, Megan has chaired the Budget and Finance Committee and the Education Committee. She currently serves on the Codes, Fair and Farmer’s Market Committee, the Public Works Committee, and Rules and Confirmations Committee.