Tim joined Pappageorge Haymes Partners in 1994 and quickly earned a key role in many of the firm's prominent early work in Chicago including; The Whitney, Riverwalk Lofts, Kinzie Park, Plaza Azteca, and Lakeview Commons.
He later provided leadership in the planning and design of the award-winning Glen Town Center in Glenview, Illinois, and was project manager for two of the buildings there. Current projects include Buckhead Atlanta, a mixed-use neighborhood that will include 370 residences and 250,000 sq. ft. of retail space in Atlanta; Pullman Park, a 200-acre mixed-use development in Chicago; Iowa River Landing, a multi-phase mixed-use development in Coralville, Iowa; Park and G, a 200-unit apartment building in downtown San Diego, and River Oaks District, a large-scale mixed-use development in Houston.
Tim has participated in design charrettes for large-scale planning and residential projects in Chicago and other cities outside Illinois including; Troy, Michigan; Salt Lake City, Utah; Everett, Washington, and Honolulu, Hawaii.
His professional career began in 1985 at MSKTD & Associates in Fort Wayne, Indiana where he worked on a variety of institutional and commercial projects. After moving to Chicago in 1990, Tim joined Thomas Hickey & Associates as a staff architect on multi-family and single-family residential projects in the city and the North Shore. He later expanded his experience at Midland Studio in Oak Park, Illinois working with Herman Miller on its Holland, Michigan corporate headquarters.
Professional activities include appearances as guest critic at Illinois Institute of Technology, Andrews University, Ball State University, Kansas State University, and the University of Nevada at Las Vegas.
Tim and his wife, Catherine Baker, AIA, co-designed their own home in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood, and it was featured as one of "Chicago's 20 Coolest Homes" by Crain's magazine in 2005.