Tim has been on the vanguard of alumni and development technology for more than 15 years, during which time he has developed several “firsts” that have contributed to the entire advancement profession. Before Solas, he served as the Director of Advancement Data Systems for DePaul University, leading a team responsible for database management and reporting. During his time there, Tim built the data architecture for a powerful suite of data visualizations, integrated data sources, customized CRM software to manage fundraising workflows, created predictive models, used forecast simulations to recommend annual giving solicitation strategies, automated wealth screening, helped make a trip planning tool, and developed a report request and communications tracking system.
Tim's extensive experience in support of university fundraising enables him to couple his diverse programming skills with unique insight into the needs of fundraising professionals. His specialty is engineering data systems that simplify the time-consuming and complex so that his customers can work smarter.
Tim earned a BS in computer science from DePaul University and has taken graduate courses in data science.