Tim is dually board certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (Family, FNP-C), and the American Nurse Credentialing Center (Adult Gerontology Acute Care, AGACNP-BC). He completed his undergraduate nursing training at the Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing/Queens University in Charlotte, North Carolina, and received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Tim earned both his Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of South Alabama.

Tim has worked in a variety of health care settings, including emergency medical services, disaster management; critical care units, emergency department, and air/surface medical transport.

Originally a native of upstate New York, Tim has called North Carolina home for over 20 years. Married with two sons, he enjoys spending time with family in the North Carolina mountains, camping, hiking, and appreciating the outdoors.