Tim's background is in Emergency Response. A firefighter with experience in training, planning and firefighter safety, he is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati's Fire Protection and Safety Engineering program and holds a Masters of Criminal Justice from UTC.  Tim came to the University from FM Global Insurance where he trained emergency response and management teams for heavy industrial facilities. 

When not working on his "hobby farm," Tim likes to do woodworking and amateur radio (KJ4YGI).  He has even been known to don his kilts and play the bagpipes from time to time.