In his current role, Tim oversees the Regional Programs, International Programs, and Diversity Programs, as well as the Cornell Silicon Valley program, Admissions Relations, Affinity Programming, and the Cornell Entrepreneur Network. Prior to joining Cornell University, Tim was at Syracuse University where he was the assistant dean of External Relations for the College of Visual and Performing Arts and executive director of Alumni Relations. Tim established the first ever board of advisors for the college. In addition he was responsible for over two million in additional gifts to the college. Tim also developed an arts engagement initiative in regions throughout the country. Tim received the 2004 CASE Rising Star Award for his work with the Syracuse University College of Visual and Performing Arts.