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Tory Kinson

Office Location: Room - 414, Stokely Management Center 865-974-6735

Tory Kinson is a lecturer for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, teaching courses in business strategy and international business. He is also a leadership and career coach for Haslam’s Strategic Leadership and Physician Executive MBA programs. Kinson also owns a consulting firm that focuses on leadership coaching, international expansion and scaling startups into profitable businesses.

Before entering consulting and academia, Kinson spent more than 30 years in the corporate world from sales to C-suite positions. Having served as an executive leader for Fortune 500 and privately held corporations alike, his work has taken him to 48 countries. Being a global ambassador, helping people discover their gifts and mentoring our next generation of leaders are his passion.

Tory received his bachelor’s in business administration from The Citadel, Military College of South Carolina, and his MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management. He also speaks Spanish and Portuguese.


2008 Thunderbird School of Global Business, M.B.A., n Global Management

1994 The Citadel: Military College of South Carolina, B.B.A., Marketing