Aaron Kinchen joined NINDS in 2002 as a Grants Management Specialist (GMS) in our Grants Management Branch. In 2007 he became a Team Leader where he keeps abreast of regulations, policies, and procedures required by the Office of Management of Budget (OMB), the Public Health Services (PHS), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) and manages 7 GMS. Aaron obtained his Bachelor’s degree from Howard University where he majored in Consumer Affairs Management and minored in Marketing. Before coming to NINDS, Aaron worked at the National Science Foundation (NSF) for 5 years where he was a Program and Technology Analyst. Aaron performed analytical work in assessing Division activities, and in evaluating and adapting information systems and processes to meet Division needs as well as developed and evaluated scientific and administrative data with guidance from Program Directors.