Cecil M. Gardner grew up in Wichita, KS and moved to Los Angeles California after high school to attend Santa Monica JR. Collage to study business. Cecil returned to Wichita and joined the Army Reserves where he currently has 19 years of service and holds the ranks of sergeant. Trained as a Cook Specialist, Personnel Specialist and Postal Operations. Cecil also served two tours of duty in Afghanistan and Kuwait.
While serving in the military he was employed at Coleman in Production, 2 years at Pizza Hut Corporation as an Equipment sale associate, 6 years at MCI as a Sales Account Specialist, and 19 years at Cessna Air Craft Company. Note all these companies are all on the Fortune 500 List.
Cecil is presently the CEO and Founder of The Cecil Gardner Financial Literacy Community Center. Cecil earned his Certification through a Volunteering Christian and Bible Study Internship Program. Cecil is presently works with Churches and Non Profit Organizations in assisting with the help of teaching about Financial Literacy throughout his Community. Cecil has create his own Budget Counseling Software and Written E-books to assist in saving in the different categories of Living Expenses.
Cecil is not only helping his clients in the area of finances, but also in Obtaining the America Dream of Home Ownership. He is a Realtor and also a member of the Wichita Area association of Realtors.
Cecil is planning to attend WSU to obtain in a degree in education to teach in Wichita. Cecil and his wife have raised 4 children and have 2 grandchildren. He likes to read, travel, and mentor people. Cecil is dedicated to helping his clients achieve their goals. He works hard and is there to answer questions, address concerns or simply just to listen.