A CPA for more than 30 years, Gilmore has extensive experience in the financial sector. He served as vice president for finance/CFO at MidAmerica Nazarene University (MNU) from 2009 to 2016. After this, he was a partner with B2B CFO, a national management consulting firm that serves owners of small and mid-sized businesses.
Gilmore is a graduate of MNU with a B.A. in accounting and an M.A. in organizational administration/leadership. During his career, he has been involved in a variety of civic roles, including president of the Olathe School District 233 Board, and chair of the Kansas State Board of Education and the Olathe Chamber of Commerce.
Born and raised in New Jersey, Gilmore has lived in the Kansas City suburb of Olathe, Kans., since 1979. He and wife, Julie, are active members of Olathe College Church of the Nazarene, where Kevin leads an adult Bible study fellowship class and serves on the church board. They have three children and five grandchildren.