The Upper Echelon of Excellence ~ IFBB Professional League, NPC Worldwide & NPC, executed by the stellar expediting & productions of the world renowned ELITE TEAM, proudly showcasing the finest amateur and professional athletes on stages all around the WORLD.
Tim Gardner of Tampa, Florida has collected and worn many hats within the bodybuilding & fitness industry. Gardner is currently the Olympia World Fitness Festival EXPO Director, Mr. Olympia Judge, IFBB Professional League International Head Judge, IFBB Professional League & NPC Contest Promoter, NPC Florida Chairman, NPC Puerto Rico Chairman, NPC National Judge, Promoter of the Year Award recipient several years over, Founder of Tim Gardner Productions, The BEV STORE and creator of TEAM BODY*TECH & the BODY*TECH BABES.
The bodybuilding stage would become a prevalent place for Gardner beginning in 1988. This platform catapulted him to be discovered by a talent agency in 1995 at an Orlando bodybuilding show. Gardner was casted at his first audition and the rest was history. Model, then quickly castings as an actor and voice personality for over a ten year span.
In 1998, after a decade of accolades, titles and notoriety climbing up the NPC National bodybuilding levels, Tim retired from competitive NPC bodybuilding and completely transitioned into judging as a NPC Florida State Judge. 2000, the millennium year was quite busy for Gardner. He retired from over 21 years in the architectural metals & glass industry while transitioning all of his endeavors into the health & fitness arena. Already a gym owner for 4 years at the helm of Body*Tech Fitness Emporium, Gardner created his first show, the NPC Hurricane Bay & Typhoon Bay Championships. He also became co-owner of Florida Muscle News, which later was renamed Southern Muscle Plus. Gardner also started the Beverly International Florida Distributorship, assigned by esteemed owners Sandy & Roger Riedinger. 2002 took Tim onto the NPC National Judges table where six years later, he would be promoted to the IFBB Professional League ranks.
2008 would also be the birth year for the IFBB Professional League Tampa Pro and the early beginnings of Tim Gardner Productions.
The end of the 2014 season brought holiday gifts to Gardner with an assignment to become the very first NPC District Chairman of the U.S. Territory in the Caribbean, Puerto Rico.
2015 launched the IFBB Wings of Strength Rising Phoenix World Championship of Women Bodybuilding with Jake Wood and also a career milestone to be named to the Olympia Judging Panel. Gardner reached the pinnacle of his judging status in 2016 by being appointed as an IFBB Professional League Head Judge by President Jim Manion. In 2017, Tim added another feather to his cap by being appointed as an IFBB Professional League International Head Judge.
In 2018, Jake Wood, Wings of Strength & Tim Gardner Productions were awarded an IFBB Professional League International sanction to promote the IFBB Professional League Wings of Strength Romania Muscle Fest Pro-Am. Early 2020, President and Chief Olympia Officer, Dan Solomon added Tim Gardner to the illustrious Olympia team by appointing him to the post of Olympia EXPO Director.
The 2021 IFBB Professional League, NPC & NPC Worldwide season has much in store for Tim, Eileen and their world renowned ELITE Team of Tim Gardner Productions with 8 IFBB Professional League Pro-Ams and 2 NPC events on the contest calendar. Additionally, there is still an unveiling that needs to be done in spectacular fashion for the next Covid-free Olympia and its World Fitness Festival EXPO.