Mayor Pro Tem Rhodes Shell - District 002 Post A
Mayor Pro Tem
Rhodes Shell - District 002 Post A
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Rhodes is a certified Certified Financial Planner, TMP®, working in downtown Newnan with Avery Pope Wealth and Management. Rhodes was born in Newnan Hospital (now the Newnan Campus of the University of West Georgia - Newnan Campus), raised on Elm Street, and has lived in Newnan for 68 of his 76 years. Rhodes graduated from Auburn University with a BS in Industrial Engineering and also has an MBA from Georgia State University. He is a veteran of the US Army and was stationed in Fort Hood, Texas.
In addition to his 15-year tenure on the city council, Rhodes has been involved in several local organizations over the past thirty years, including:
- Current board member and past president of the Newnan Rotary Club
- Past member of the Coweta Board of Education
- Past Chairman of the Newnan Convention Authority
- Past Chairman of the Newnan Coweta Planning Commission
In his spare time, Rhodes enjoys biking on LaGrange Street and Smokey Road, swimming with a local swim team in Peachtree City, kayaking on the Chattahoochee, and traveling with his daughters and sons-in-law.