Tim is originally from Western Massachusetts. Before entering college, he spent four years as the head chef aboard a nuclear submarine in the U.S. Navy. Upon his return to civilian life, he graduated from The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park New York, and then went on to receive his Bachelor's degree from Florida International University in Hospitality Management. Tim was the food & beverage director at several five star resorts and hotels before spending the past thirty-two years as the General Manager of premier private country clubs located in Boston, New York, and Naples. Tim makes his home in Naples with his wife Diane where they love to play golf and travel. He looks forward to his career change into real estate where he can utilize his hospitality skills to assist clients in finding their dream home in paradise.