ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Timothy J. Tobin is a learning and leadership development professional committed to helping individuals and organizations reach their greatest potential. He is currently vice president, franchisee onboarding and learning at Choice Hotels International, where he oversees the hotel opening processes and learning strategy and programs for all franchisees. He also served as vice president of global leadership development at Marriott, and held leadership roles at Baker Tilly (formerly Beers + Cutler) and Booz Allen Hamilton, where he designed and implemented a variety of talent management solutions. His work has been recognized with the 2018 Chief Learning Officer Trailblazer award, 2017 Global CCU award for Outstanding Services to the Learning Industry, 2014 Chief Learning Officer Global Learning Award, and 2012 Chief Learning Officer Learning Innovation Award, among others.
A frequent leadership speaker, Tim is the author of Your Leadership Story: Use Your Story to Energize, Inspire, and Motivate. He has also served as an adjunct professor for more than 20 years at the University of Maryland, Catholic University, Trinity University, and George Washington University. He has an EdD in human resources development from George Washington University, an MA in organizational management from University of Phoenix, and a BA in psychology from University of Delaware.
Tim is a six-time Ironman triathlon finisher and 13-time marathon finisher. He lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife, Sara, and their two children, Chase and Finley.