As President and CEO, Tim leads the Orlando Economic Partnership. The Orlando Economic Partnership (the Partnership) is a new organization formed from the merger of the Central Florida Partnership and the Orlando Economic Development Commission. The Partnership works to provide the Orlando region with quality jobs, economic growth, broad-based prosperity and a sustainable quality of life. It is a not-for-profit, public/private partnership representing Central Florida's seven counties – Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Seminole and Volusia – as well as the City of Orlando.
The mission of the Partnership includes creating high-wage, high-value jobs, expanding Central Florida's global reach and competitiveness, supporting and enhancing educational/skills preparedness in the talent pipeline, strengthening advocacy for improved infrastructure and community resources, and creating an enviable quality of life that is broad-based and sustainable.
Prior to joining the Orlando Economic Partnership, Tim served as the President and CEO of the Greater Raleigh Chamber and as President & CEO of the Gainesville Area (FL) Chamber of Commerce. Tim also served as the Vice President of Corporate Outreach and Engagement for the Florida Chamber of Commerce and the Director of the Florida Chamber Small Business Council.