Tim brings to Kanuga more than 30 years as an HR executive, 20 years at Procter & Gamble, and 11 years at IBM. He is certified as a Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) and a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). After retiring from IBM at the end of 2014, he worked as a major gifts fundraiser for his alma mater, Transylvania University in Lexington, KY, while being based in New York City. In his last role at IBM, Tim was global leader of Human Resources Talent and Development for IBM’s global HR organization of almost 10,000 professionals, providing support for HR succession planning, executive staffing and leadership pipeline development.
Originally from Canton in northeast Ohio, Tim grew up in Central Kentucky, has lived in Cincinnati, Ohio, Newcastle, England, and for the past 13 years, New York City. He is a passionate advocate for Liberal Arts education, lifelong learning, LGBT* equality, social justice, faith, and reason. Tim has traveled to more than 40 countries for business or pleasure.
His partner of 17 years (now husband), Tom Wolff, was until recently Global Ethics Manager at MetLife in New York City. Tim and Tom have been members of St. Bart’s Episcopal Church in NYC; Tim is currently a member of the Vestry, has served as chairman of the Development Committee, co-chair of the Rector Search Committee and co-chair of the St. Bart's Centennial Committee. They are looking forward to having guest bedrooms to host family and friends, privacy, a garden and grill, a view of mountains, and the peace, quiet, beauty and calmer life of Western North Carolina.