Prior to joining Capitol Strategies (which merged with Crossroads Strategies in January of 2017), Tim served as a Vice President and General Counsel of Denny Miller Associates for 29 years. In addition, Tim has served for five years as a Member of the Alexandria, VA City Council (2006-2009, 2013-present). Although he has worked extensively on multiple issues, Tim has developed a special expertise in transportation issues. He leads Capitol Strategies’ representation of several public sector transportation clients. He serves as the Chair of the Washington Area Transit Industry Representatives, Chair of the Public Ferry Coalition, and Vice-Chair of the Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors, which advocates for federal freight mobility investments.
In his role as a Council member, Tim serves as the Vice Chair of the Transportation Planning Board for the National Capital Region and as a member of the Alexandria Transportation Commission, and he was the founding Chair of the Northern Virginia Streetcar Coalition. Tim served as a Legislative Assistant to Senator Slade Gorton (R-WA); Legislative Director of New Directions, a citizens lobby on international issues; and Chief Legislative Assistant to Representative Helen Meyner (D-NJ). Tim is an attorney, admitted to the Washington State Bar, and a former Coast Guard officer. Tim received a Bachelor of Arts with honors in Political Science from the University of Chicago; a Master of Arts in Politics from Princeton University; and a J.D. with honors from the University of Washington Law School.