Tim graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications, and earned his Master's Degree in Higher Education-Student Affairs from Eastern Michigan University.
Tim enlisted in the United States Marine Corps Infantry in 2005 and served as a Rifleman, Grenadier and Team Leader in 1st Battalion 6th Marine Regiment out of Camp Lejeune, NC. He deployed to Ramadi, Iraq in 2006-2007 and in 2008 he was deployed to Kandahar and Garmsir, Afghanistan.
Upon finishing his undergraduate studies, Tim began working for the Peer Advisors for Veteran Education (PAVE) National Team in several capacities, eventually becoming the Program Manager.
Helping veterans successfully transition from military to civilian life with an emphasis on transitions related to education and employment.