Tim joined Do it Best Corp. in 1993 as a retail data processing specialist after starting his career at IBM. He has worked in a variety of positions of increasing responsibility in information technology, marketing and retail logistics. In 1999, as the retail logistics director, he co-managed the development and launch of the company’s Warehouse Management System (WMS). He moved into marketing in 2004 as the retail marketing manager and was instrumental in growing member and vendor success with the ADpak advertising program and also directed the implementation of several technology related initiatives. In 2009, Tim was promoted to Vice President of Marketing, where he led initiatives in store design, advertising, retail programs, exclusive brand packaging, markets/expos, and the communications activities of the co-op.
As the Do it Best Corp. Vice President of Logistics, Tim leads a team of 1,100 employees dedicated to providing our 3,800 member-owners around the world with highly responsive, agile, and accurate order management, fulfillment, and delivery services from eight strategically located retail service centers. The team leads the industry in on-time delivery, order accuracy, and fill rate while delivering the lowest cost of operations to maximize profitability and member-owner rebates.
Tim is a graduate of Indiana University Purdue University-Fort Wayne (IPFW). He is a graduate of Leadership Fort Wayne and serves on the board for Erin’s House for Grieving Children. He is also a board of directors member of F. McConnell & Sons and a member of Fort Wayne Leadership Forum.