MRS. TENNESSEE AMERICA 2019
Heather Kinder resides in Nashville, TN with her husband, Ryan. After graduating from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Heather and Ryan both relocated to the heart of Music City. They were married in 2014 in their favorite destination, Ocho Rios, Jamaica. For the past six and a half years, Heather has worked closely beside the CEO/Owner of Tri Star Sports and Entertainment Group.
In 2014 Ryan and Heather launched Kinder’s Kids Foundation (501c3). The foundation gathers voluntary financial contributions and donated toys to give to children affected by natural disasters. The idea came from their own experience surviving the traumatic F4 2011 Tuscaloosa, AL tornados. Ryan’s professional career in music provided the perfect platform to launch the foundation and helped garner national recognition right out of the gate. Over the past few years the foundation has provided this much needed support to over six states.
A professional dancer, Heather became a Tennessee Titans Cheerleader in 2012. During her tenure she traveled to Australia to visit the US Military, Canada for NFL Canada, and Hawaii as the Titans 2016 Pro Bowl Cheerleader. During this time Heather’s communication skills and leadership qualities lead her to become the team’s Captain. As a current alumni, she serves as the Alumni Social Media Chair, All-Star Cheerleader and is a member of the Alumni Event Planning team.
The most important thing to Heather is her family. She is the youngest of three girls, a sister in law, daughter in law, a cousin, an aunt and a daughter two incredibly supportive parents. Between her family and Ryan’s, she has close to 100 individuals she considers immediate family. She credits this support system for her success in all aspects of her life.