Padma Kuppa has lived in Troy for over 20 years with her husband and their two children.1 Padma thinks analytically—always looking for new ways to solve our tough problems. She earned her degree in Mechanical Engineering1 as the only female in a class of 63 students. She chose to pursue this career because of her love of math and the opportunity to be economically independent. Padma has always worked hard to give her children the same opportunities she was afforded because of her education.2 Raising her family in Troy, Padma has been deeply invested in serving our community and helping to build a tight-knit place from the ground up.1 Currently a Business Analyst in auto finance,2 Padma has always remained active in bettering our community in many ways.1

Padma Kuppa has lived in Troy for over 20 years with her husband and their two children.1 Padma thinks analytically—always looking for new ways to solve our tough problems. She earned her degree in Mechanical Engineering1 as the only female in a class of 63 students. She chose to pursue this career because of her love of math and the opportunity to be economically independent. Padma has always worked hard to give her children the same opportunities she was afforded because of her education.2 Raising her family in Troy, Padma has been deeply invested in serving our community and helping to build a tight-knit place from the ground up.1 Currently a Business Analyst in auto finance,2 Padma has always remained active in bettering our community in many ways.1

Padma’s Accomplishments:


  • Served on the Boards of the Troy Historical Society3 and Michigan Roundtable for Diversity & Inclusion4
  • Appointed to the Troy Planning Commission4 and introduced a Tree Protection Ordinance that was approved by Troy City Council4
  • Founding Member of the Troy-area Interfaith group,5 which brings people of all backgrounds, religions, and nationalities together5
  • Worked as a Project Manager at Chrysler1 and a Systems Manager at a university-based non-profit6

Padma Kuppa has always been committed to working across the aisle to get things done for our community.

Padma has always believed in:


  • Repairing our broken infrastructure and roads
  • Making quality healthcare more affordable
  • Preserving green space throughout our community
  • Supporting local businesses and economic development

to join the fight for progress!