Institute of Technology (IOT) Campus President, Ron Gardner is an advocate for career focused training and hands on education. Before joining IOT, he worked with career colleges up and down the state of California helping students to achieve their academic and professional goals. Gardner’s Central Valley roots run deep. He grew up just about two miles from the IOT campus, attending Clovis West High School and Pacific University. As a Sunbird, he ran cross country and track while earning degrees in English communications and political science.