Terry Kinney is from Statham, Georgia growing up with eight older siblings and one younger brother. After graduating from high school, he attended the North Carolina Agriculture and Technical State University (A&T). With little direction, he left after his freshman year and enlisted in the United States Air Force as an aircraft mechanic.
After serving 21 years with distinction in the United State Air Force, Terry retired to pursue other endeavors. He served in several leadership and command positions such as: Commandant of the Airman Leadership School and Chief of the Wingman Manpower Office. During these years, he received numerous military awards and recognitions.
For example, while assigned to Bolling Air Force Base, Terry became very active in the community. He spearheaded the drug-free program, developed a base-wide bullying initiative, and volunteered for several years as Holy Family Catholic School’s track coach. Through his selfless service and dedication to the community and youth affairs, he was awarded the Volunteer Service Educational Award; a contest sponsored by USA Today newspaper.
After retirement, Terry started a construction company named Bout Time, LLC with the focus of assisting senior citizens, disabled veterans, and homeless residences. He frequently performs construction work with nonprofit organizations…doing his part in making a difference for others.
In 1998, Terry was called back to public service and for the past 17 years, has worked for the Administrative Office of the U.S. Federal Courts performing an array of managerial positions and forging critical programs.
Terry holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a minor in math from Louisiana Technical University.
Since 1988, Terry has lived in the Hillcrest Marlow-Heights area. He is married to Myrna and they have two children (Terrell & Brandon), three grandchildren, and a miniature Schnauzer, Bailey.