Mr. Kinard is a Vice President in the Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Group at Harris Williams & Co. He has more than a decade of strategic advisory and operational experience in the aerospace, defense, and government services industry and extensive transactional expertise in middle market mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and financings. Mr. Kinard has also advised public and private companies across a wide range of industries including energy and power, transportation and logistics, consumer products, industrial services, and advanced manufacturing. Prior to joining Harris Williams & Co., Mr. Kinard worked in the Investment Banking Group at Goldman Sachs & Co. and served as an Officer in the United States Navy.
Mr. Kinard earned an M.B.A. from the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia. While at Darden, he received the William Michael Shermet Award and the Faculty Award for Academic Excellence and was inducted into the Raven Society. Mr. Kinard earned a B.S. with Distinction from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia with a concentration in finance. Mr. Kinard lives in Richmond with his wife and three daughters.