9/10/18: Mayor David Briley

Rotarian since 2016, David Briley is the eighth mayor of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County. He was elected Vice Mayor in Sept., 2015, and was sworn in as Mayor on March 6, 2018.

Briley is a native Nashvillian. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University. After college, he lived in Latin America, where he volunteered as a teacher and became fluent in Spanish. He completed his Juris Doctorate at Golden Gate University in San Francisco and received honors for administrative and environmental law, practicing as an attorney prior to becoming Mayor.

Briley was elected to serve as an At-Large Metro Council Member for Davidson County from 1999 to 2007. He was the Vice-Chair of the Budget and Finance Committee and held seats on the Personnel, Public Information, Human Relations and Housing Committee, the Traffic and Parking Committee, and the Greenways Committee.