She’s planning to have a lot of discussions planned with city staff and is looking to improve the city’s economy. Condrey declined to say how or what she will be doing to improve the city’s economy.
Prior to the election, Condrey said she believes the Economic Development Department is under-performing and council needs to keep the city manager accountable. Condrey also felt many executive sessions are unneeded.
“The mayor’s job is to get everyone on the same page, unite the community and inspire citizens to accomplish great things in our community,” Condrey said prior to the election. “A mayor listens and puts egos aside. I think the city is breaking down due to a lack of communication.”
The Wrenn Street resident said her strength is being able to communicate to a wide range of people on a variety of topics and help people to realize that society faces many issues.
Condrey is the general manager of Start Skydiving and is a professional skydiver with more than 1,600 jumps. Start Skydiving is co-owned by John P. Hart II, who was running for a council seat but withdrew from the race last week.
Mulligan, 51, who was the city’s first directly elected mayor, said before the election the city has made progress in his 12 years in the office. Mulligan could not be reached for comment after the race was called for Condrey.
The mayor of Middletown serves a four-year term and receives an annual salary of $9,000 per year.
Employment: General manager of Start Skydiving; professional skydiver
Residency: 2 1/2 years
Other: Former U.S. Foreign Service officer information management; U.S. Army civilian electrical engineer; other federal service; also worked for Motorola. Has logged more than 1,600 jumps as a skydiver. Involved with the Victory Project in Dayton and Blue Skies for Good Guys and Gals
Education: University of Notre Dame, bachelor's degree in electrical engineering