Gina Gaddy recently retired from a twenty-three-year career in law enforcement. Gina’s background includes investigations; training and neighborhood based policing with an emphasis on reducing crime and keeping children involved in the community. When deciding on a second career, Gina wanted to continue providing a service to her community and after struggling through her daughter’s college planning process she started looking for ways to make the journey better for her sons and other students. She has a passion for helping today’s youth and believes that through proper planning, she can help improve students success rates as well as reduce the cost of college for their parents. Her mission is to make sure all students have every opportunity to develop into that extraordinary person inside all of them.
Mary Gaddy has a degree in Business Administration and a background in financial services, customer service, credit and collections. While a director of operations and as a manager, she spent a lot of her personal time mentoring young adults with their professional careers as well as in their personal lives. She also has spent numerous hours supporting her children and their friends with school and activities. Mary understands the importance of education and wants every student to have the ability to become successful.
As the owners of Class 101 Greater Austin, Gina and Mary work with students and their families to give each student the best opportunity at achieving their college goals by assessing the student’s passions and the affordability of their college choices. They then develop a plan that helps students maximize their college years while minimizing the financial impact to them and their families.