Tim holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and an M.B.A., both from the University of Minnesota. He offers experience in refinery engineering, operations, economics, and planning. His chemical plant experience includes Process Safety Management (PSM), capital projects, operations, and technology support of soybean and vegetable oil processing. Tim comes to us from Marathon Petroleum Corporation in San Antonio, where he was a Lead Business Optimization Advisor for Marathon’s Pacific Northwest refineries coordinating regional crude, feedstock, and product supply. Previously, Tim worked at the St. Paul Park refinery in economics and production planning, as ownership transitioned from Northern Tier Energy to Western Refining and then to Andeavor. Prior to joining Northern Tier Energy, Tim worked at Flint Hills Resources’ Pine Bend refinery as a Gasoline Product Coordinator and an Operations Engineer. Tim is a licensed Professional Engineer in Minnesota.