Trudie Finley

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

Trudie Finley is the 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, including site selection and recommendations, contract negotiations and on-site executions of events, notably NRF’s annual convention and expo. 

Prior to joining NRF in 2007, Finley worked in various event planning capacities for organizations in the Washington, D.C., area and Greenwich, Conn. 

Finley holds a bachelor’s of science from the University of Louisiana and currently resides in Maryland.