Carrie Hartman, the newly appointed member of Toledo City Council, brings a wealth of experience and a strong commitment to driving economic prosperity in her community. Carrie's primary focus on the council revolves around fostering business growth while simultaneously addressing poverty reduction, with the ultimate goal of creating more opportunities for all residents of Toledo.
Before her appointment to City Council, Carrie served in various capacities within the City of Toledo, demonstrating her expertise in policy and legislation. Following her graduation from law school, Carrie began her career as the Executive Assistant to former Mayor Paula Hicks Hudson. Subsequently, she assumed the role of the City's Public Information Office, where she honed her skills in effectively communicating with the public. Carrie's journey continued in the Finance Department, where she played a pivotal role in the creation of the City's Employee Engagement Committee, development of key performance indicators for the administration, and management of the joint city/county Census Committee.
Alongside her professional accomplishments, Carrie takes pride in her community involvement. She resides in the Historic Vistula neighborhood, conveniently located adjacent to Downtown Toledo, with her husband Steve. As a product of public schools herself, Carrie values the importance of quality education. She holds a Bachelor's degree in engineering from Iowa State University and a law degree from the University of Toledo College of Law.
With her diverse background and dedication to enhancing the prosperity of her fellow Toledoans, Carrie Hartman is poised to make a significant impact on the City Council. Her vision for a thriving and inclusive Toledo brings a fresh perspective to the table, and her commitment to serving the community is unwavering.