Born and raised in Carlisle PA. Lifetime member of Huntsdale Church of the Brethren. Entered the Army after high School for 5 years as a power generation repair technician, during which time he served in Desert Storm. After leaving the military, worked in towing and recovery for a few years before becoming self employed as a residential contractor.
Tim began working full time in disaster rebuild as a project leader for Brethren Disaster Ministries in October 2008 and has since served in more than 20 communities in the Eastern and Midwestern US.
Tim has three daughters, one son and six grandchildren. In 2016 he married UCC Disaster volunteer Marcy Magness from Media, PA. They now work together in the ministry of the new DRSI joint initiative with Brethren Disaster Ministries, UCC Disaster Ministries, and Disciples Home Mission’s Disciples Volunteering.