Tim lived and studied in Washington, D.C. prior to earning his B.S. from James Madison University. Upon relocating his family to Wilmington, N.C., he earned his teaching licensure at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington while raising his three sons and operating a private business. For the last 17 years Tim has taught Science and Social Studies in the region. Tim invests his free time volunteering with several local organizations, surfing, biking and reading.