Tim is a 1981 honor graduate of the University of Arkansas at Monticello with a B.S. degree in forestry and wildlife management. He has been a registered forester in Arkansas since 1981 and carries registration number 414. He is also a member of the Association of Consultant Foresters (ACF).
Tim began his forestry career as one of the original county foresters with the Arkansas Forestry Commission. After working in Hempstead, Clark and Dallas counties for three years, he accepted a position with Deltic Farm & Timber as a land acquisition forester. While at Deltic, he bought land and timber, worked as special projects forester, oversaw tree planting, aerial spraying, site prep and other contracted workers on company lands. After six years with Deltic, he began his career as a self-employed forestry consultant in 1989.
Working out of Russellville for the past 32 years, he has primarily covered the west and northwest portions of Arkansas, with several clients in the delta and southwestern corner of the state. Tim and his wife of 42 years, Karen, live in rural Pope County with their two golden retrievers, Sam and Sadie. They raised two children, Sarah and Joel, and have five beautiful grandchildren.