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Rhodes Shell - District 002 Post A
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Rhodes Shell began serving on the Newnan City Council in January of 2006.  He is a Certified Financial Planner and a Registered Investment Advisor with Shell and Shepard Financial Services, located in downtown Newnan.


Mr. Shell has a MBA from Georgia State University and a BS in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University.  He was born in Newnan and has lived in Newnan the majority of his life.


Mr. Shell is a member of First Baptist Church.  He is a member and past president of the Newnan Rotary Club.  He is a board member Coweta County Communities in Schools.  He was previously a member of the Coweta County Board of Education, chairman of the Newnan Convention Center Authority, and chairman of the Newnan-Coweta Planning Commission.

His eldest daughter, Blake Shell, is the Director and Curator of The Art Gym at Marylhust University in Portland, Oregon. Katherine Shell, his younger daughter, is an executive advisor with CEB in Arlington, VA.

Mr. Shell enjoys running, kayaking and bicycle riding. He is a wild turkey hunter.