Gary Kinder, Ma.Ed., is Senior Academic Advisor for the Department of Building Construction. Having served the university community for 25+ years, Gary is a proud Hokie, having received a Master of Education in Counseling from Virginia Tech, and a Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing, from Radford University.
Raised in Southwest Virginia (Wythe County), Gary appreciates the solid work ethic of those in the construction industries, having helped his dad in the local hardware/building supply store, counting inventory of nails/bolts, etc.. He is actively restoring his historic Radford home. He enjoys home remodeling, gardening, traveling to the DownEast coast of Maine, and is a self-avowed “Foodie” – especially cooking for family and friends, and for Hokie Football Tailgates.
Gary humbly serves the University community with the guiding principles of Ut Prosim - A life lived in service to those in need, is a life well-lived, indeed.