Tim’s professional work experience consists primarily of six years’ experience as a business manager/analyst in international logistics for American Standard. In this capacity, he was responsible for strategic development, contract management/negotiations and analytics of global trade lanes. Additionally, Tim spent four years in management at Staples in the New York City Area. He moved to New York in search of becoming a rock & roll star. His experiences as a professional musician provided the real-world taste of what it takes to manage a small independent business. Those years of entrepreneurship became invaluable in both his corporate and academic professions.