Tim’s career in safety began as a marine in Operation Desert Storm, helping put out oil fires. His time in the military gave him leadership, training, and the ability to connect with people. After leaving the military, Tim became a full-time safety professional, speaker, author, and eventually achieving the CSP designation. Tim is a Board Member of the American Society of Safety Professionals where he was elected as Director at Large. Tim is a Senior Consultant with SafeStart and has his own consulting business.
Tim has a Master’s Degree in Occupational Safety and Health from Central Washington University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Arizona State University. He has received the prestigious Safety Professional of the Year (SPY) from the American Society of Safety Professionals and the National Safety Council’s 2018 Distinguished Service to Safety Award (DSSA), the first to be awarded both, and in the same year.