Fueled by a passion for excellence
Timothy R. Ward
As president of Michigan Legislative Consultants, Tim loves the challenge of driving change in public policy.
Prior to becoming president of MLC, Tim served as Governor John Engler’s Campaign Manager in his 1998 re-election campaign, after working in the governor’s office as Director of External Affairs and Deputy Director of Public Affairs. Former positions also include staff positions in the Michigan House and Senate, Oakland County government, and Senior Director of Government Affairs of the Michigan Credit Union League.
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, Secretary, Board Member, and Michigan member;
State Bar of Michigan
BA, Political Science, Albion College
JD, Detroit College of Law
In the Community
Previous service as:
- Vice Chairman of the Michigan Economic Growth Authority (MEGA),
- Chairman of the State Board of Canvassers
- Member of the Local Government Claims Review Board
Outside the Office
Tim is passionate about his wife Mary, their son, Evan, and cycling.
His 35 years of political consulting and management, government service, and policy advocacy experience has honed his strategic thinking and refined the analytical skills acquired during his legal education. This combination gives him a unique comprehensive approach to strategy development that benefits all the firms’ clients.
Michigan Legislative Consultants
110 W. Michigan Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933
1001 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226