As president of Michigan Legislative Consultants, Tim loves the challenge of influencing legislation. With over 30 years of success in government service, campaign management, and government affairs advocacy, his strategic “big picture” approach allows him to make seemingly unrelated connections work to the clients’ advantage.
Providing a measurable ROI is important to you, and Tim recognizes that. When others thought it couldn’t be done, Tim provided a long sought-after voice to retirees in the Retired Detroit Police & Fire Fighters Association. He and his team successfully fought unions, the City of Detroit, and the pension board’s opposition to amend decades-old state law. The association spent 25 years trying to obtain representation on its pension board through litigation and city charter amendment to no avail. Tim and his team did it in a fraction of the time.
Prior to becoming president of MLC, Tim was appointed as Governor John Engler’s Campaign Manager to manage his 1998 re-election campaign, after having worked in the Governor’s office as Director of External Affairs and Deputy Director of Public Affairs. Former positions also included stints in the Michigan House and Senate, Oakland County government and Senior Director of Government Affairs of the Michigan Credit Union League.
National Association of State Lobbyists, Michigan member and Board Member;
State Bar of Michigan
Tim holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Albion College and a Juris Doctor from the Detroit College of Law.
In the Community
From a volunteer perspective, Tim served as Vice Chairman of the Michigan Economic Growth Authority, Chairman of the State Board of Canvassers, and was a member of the Local Government Claims Review Board.
Outside the Office
After work, Tim enjoys spending time outdoors, includes cycling, paddleboarding and kayaking, with his wife Mary and their son, Evan.