Gary Nimax serves as the Assistant Vice President for Compliance at UVA, working with compliance managers across Grounds to develop and enhance university programs to comply with federal, state, and other regulatory requirements. He has worked at the university since 1989 in a variety of administrative roles, starting his career as a buyer in the medical center before being promoted to several other positions.
Since 2011, Gary has served as the chair of the LGBT Committee for faculty and staff, the first such committee to be officially recognized by the university. He also serves as a member of the UVA Diversity Council and on the planning committee for Festival of Cultures, a local community event celebrating international cultures, performance, and food. Gary is the President of the board of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), one of the university’s related foundations.
He earned his undergraduate degree from UVA and his Master of Business Administration from James Madison University.