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About Rod Higgins

Rod is completing his first full term on the Spokane Valley City Council, currently as Mayor.  He and his wife Gloria have been married 46 years, 26 of those as Valley residents. Rod is an Army veteran.  They have two adult children.

He has spent considerable time in natural resource industries, in mining at the executive level and farming as a partner in a 1,000-acre seed farm.

He has learned through first-hand experience about personal financial planning.  His employment as a bank trust officer, stockbroker, and pension and insurance specialist, has given him a hands-on working knowledge.

Rod has a wealth of varied business experience.   He has been a small business owner, operated as a financial consultant, board member and principal.

As a corporate executive, Rod managed accounting departments, formulated budgets, created financial forecasts, managed human resources, and directed corporate governmental affairs.

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