Tim McRay

Professor of Strategic Marketing
Northwood University

Tim McRay began managing people at age 17 and has over 20 years of experience in administration, operational leadership, and executive positions. Tim has successfully filled functional leadership roles with Fortune 100 companies including Blue Cross-Blue Shield, Citi and Mercedes-Benz. He is now an independent adviser to companies seeking improvement in executive development, organizational culture, and performance.Tim holds a Bachelor of Business Management and MBA in Marketing. He is currently in the dissertation phase of a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies at Dallas Baptist University. He is an instructor of strategic marketing and customer strategy in the DeVoss Graduate School of Business at Northwood University and teaches Business and Human Resource Administration at Southern New Hampshire University. Tim has served as a guest lecturer for the University of Texas at Arlington MBA Program and the University of North Texas Professional Leadership Program.

Tim has previously served as a board member for Junior Achievement of North Texas, the Professional Leadership Program at the University of North Texas, Trumpets for Kids and the Texas Diversity Council. He is a frequent speaker and contributor to local civic organizations, non-profits, churches and small businesses.

In his personal time, Tim is focused on creating time and life experiences for Julie, his wife of over 20 years, and their children Collin and Chloe.