Tim Dunn, Executive Director

Tim Dunn

For more than 15 years, Timothy Dunn has advised political, business, entrepreneurial, academic and nonprofit leaders on strategic decision-making, branding, and communications. He currently serves as an advisor and consultant on communications, marketing and business strategy to clients in the technology, healthcare, hospitality, real estate, and non profit sectors through his firm Dunn Strategy Group, LLC.

In 2018, Tim launched Dunhill Technology Partners, LLC, a technology commercialization consulting firm developing new projects in New York, and around the country.

Before launching his own firm, Tim led the healthcare and energy practices and advised the technology portfolio for the only marketing firm with offices in Silicon Valley and Tech Valley. Prior to this role, Tim served in leadership roles with the largest industrial business in GE. During this time, Tim advised the Power Generation Products CEO on internal communications strategy for the 8,000 employee business, drove marketing communications for two of the longest-legacy product lines in the company, shepherded the largest product launch in company history and developed the first customer-centric digital strategy development in the business’ history.

Prior to joining GE, Mr. Dunn held roles in high tech economic development, most notably with Mohawk Valley EDGE. Tim led the launch of the Marcy Nanocenter brand, then developed and executed a global business development strategy. While at EDGE, Tim became recognized as a leading voice in the development of the global semiconductor industry, Chaired the 2010 Excelsior Award Committee and was frequently sought out as a speaker on STEM workforce development initiatives.

From 2000 through 2006, Tim served in a variety of roles in New York State government and politics culminating as Director of State Human Services Programs on the leadership staff of Governor George E. Pataki. In that role, he advised the Governor, as well as legislative and agency staff, on a variety of public health and human services policy initiatives.

Tim earned a bachelor degree in Political Science from the University at Albany (SUNY), where he later focused his studies on international marketing in earning an MBA. He has been recognized by the Albany Business Review as a top “40 Under 40” business leader for his business success and commitment to community improvement.

He lives in Malta, NY with his wife, their two young daughters, and a crazy dog that constantly stands guard against any potential threats posed by harmless neighborhood cats.