A graduate of San Diego University. He is an avid golfer and enjoys real estate, basketball and spending time with his two children, Madeline and Isabel.
Gaard is the the sports director at KIRO-TV (CBS affiliate) in Seattle, Washington. He joined KIRO-7 Eyewitness News in July 2002. A native of San Francisco, California, he came to KIRO-TV from Fox Sports Northwest where he worked as the primary anchor.
Hosts two shows on Home & Garden Television (HGTV) -- "Generation Renovation" and "Space Pads."
Prior to Fox Sports Northwest, he worked as a weeknight sportscaster at Fox Sports in Los Angeles, California. He also worked as a sports anchor at KING-TV in Seattle, Washington.