Trudie Finley

VP, Meetings and Special Events
Trudie Finley, VP, meetings and special events

Trudie Finley is vice president of meetings and special events at the National Retail Federation. In this role, she oversees logistical and operations components of all NRF events. Finley is responsible for site recommendations, contract negotiations and onsite execution of events including NRF’s annual convention – Retail’s Big Show.

Prior to joining NRF, Finley worked for other trade associations in the D.C. area and a medical education company based in Greenwich, CT, providing meeting management in the US, Canada and Europe. 

Finley is a graduate of the University of Louisiana with a degree in psychology and statistics. She currently resides in Maryland.