Councilmember Ward IV

Gary Budoor

Councilmember Gary Budoor

Gary Budoor has been working as an IT Manager at TKC Holdings (formerly Centric Group) since April 2012. Gary has also been serving as Director of Community Service initiatives for American Cricket Academy and Club. He was instrumental in organizing and giving more than 65,000 hours for the past 6 years to the community with the help of youth/adult volunteers. Leading the organization, he is spearheading in distributing grocery items and sandwiches to the local food pantries in and around St. Louis every week to date since March 2020. He has been serving the community for over six years coordinating community outreach and volunteer opportunities for education, homelessness, and PPE for frontline workers. Gary has been a proud recipient of the prestigious President's Volunteer Service Award (Gold Medal) during the years 2017, 2018 & 2019. Gary Budoor was elected to the City Council on April 6th, 2021. 

Gary has been awarded George H.W. Bush Points of Light Award for going "above and beyond" for acts of kindness and service in 2020. Governor Mike Parson also acknowledged his community service initiatives with recognition and was appointed as a "Commissioner" for the Missouri Community Service Commission in March 2021. Gary and his wife Sowjanya have two sons Kausthubh and Rutvick.