Christina Muryn was selected by the Hancock County Republican Central Committee to serve as mayor for the remainder of former Mayor Lydia Mihalik's term, which runs through the end of 2019. Lydia Mihalik was appointed by Governor Mike DeWine to serve as the director of the Ohio Development Services Agency.
Mayor Christina Muryn, a Findlay native, is the third of four daughters of the late Michael Terry and Laura (Miller) Wasson. Mayor Muryn graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Findlay in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Marketing and a minor in finance. She also is a graduate of the 2014 class of the JoAnn Davidson Ohio Leadership Institute. While at the University of Findlay, she served as student representative to the Board of Trustees, Student Government Association President (two terms), a Dana Scholar, Service Chair of Mortar Board Academic Honor Society, Vice President of Aristos Eklektos Service Honor Society, and founding member of Delta Mu Delta Business Honor Society.
Prior to being appointed as Mayor, Muryn served as the Director of Business & Physician Development for Pain Management Group, where she has worked for the previous five (5) years. Mayor Muryn was the youngest member of Pain Management Group holding a director or higher level position. Mayor Muryn’s work focused on providing alternatives to opioid use for patients suffering from acute and chronic pain. Her day to day responsibilities included such things as managing the physician development team, negotiating contracts with hospital executives and attorneys, and preparing financial forecasts for potential programs.
In the community, Mayor Muryn is a member of the Findlay Family YMCA Board of Directors where she serves on the Finance Committee. Previously she served as the Chair of the Not for Profit Empowering Women into Leadership, treasurer of the Hancock County Young Republicans, Committeewoman of the Hancock County Republican Central Committee, and a mentor in the Findlay Young Professionals/University of Findlay Mentorship Program. Mayor Muryn is also an active member of the Findlay Young Professionals, Hancock County Republican Party, and the Children’s Ministry and Worship Ministry at New Life Assembly of God Church.
Mayor Muryn is a Systems, Applications & Products (SAP) Certificate Holder and Six Sigma Yellow Belt. She has been recognized numerous times for her community service and business leadership. In 2017, Mayor Muryn received the Northwest Ohio 20 Under 40 Award, and she is a recipient of the Zonta International Women In Business Scholarship.
Mayor Muryn married Tyler Muryn in 2014, and they enjoy spoiling their nieces and nephews.