Tim received a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Eastern Illinois University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. He was employed by Peterson & Co., a certified public accounting firm specializing in construction related litigation claims, and Wallace, Mah & Louie, Certified Public Accountants, for a total of nine years prior to joining Maze & Associates in 1990. Tim accumulated three hundred thirty-six hours of continuing education in the past three years as an in-house instructor and participant. Tim has served on the Finance Committee and Board of Directors of Contra Costa Christian Schools and currently serves on the Audit Committee and Board of Directors of Tony La Rusa’s Animal Rescue Foundation. Tim has also served as an expert witness on various court cases. His experience has been in a wide variety of industries including manufacturing, retail, real estate construction and development; service oriented industries municipalities, special districts, as well as not for profit organizations.