Tim Walters is a family man that has dedicated his life to the service and defense of the United States. His belief that personal sacrifices must be made by those in public office to reestablish trust in public officials has been exemplified by his 20 years of active military service. Tim believes in citizens volunteering for “limited” public service and bringing innovative ideas and concepts to our state’s problems.
After graduating from Andover High School in 1985, Tim married his high school sweetheart and wife of over 30 years, Karen. He is the proud father of Tiffany, Brittany and Joshua, and four grandchildren. The Walters’ grandchildren are 5th generation Linthicum residents as all of Tim’s children have chosen to settle in the area. All went to public schools and Tim’s oldest daughter is partially blind. Tim understands what raising a family in District 32 takes. This makes ensuring a prosperous future for District 32 deeply personal for Tim as he wishes his family and yours a better tomorrow.
Tim wasn’t always fortunate to have his family nearby. He served in seven commands in the U.S. Navy and deployed on the USS Inchon, USS Eisenhower, and USS Wasp over a twenty-year career as well as an unaccompanied yearlong tour in Crete, Greece. Tim and Karen made the decision that they would home station in Linthicum as Tim was deploying so often. Nearly half of his military career was spent as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Technician (bomb squad), making him a true expert at risk mitigation and problem solving in tough situations. Tim is also a qualified Diver, Master Parachutist and Small Arms Instructor. Tim always sought the most demanding and dangerous jobs to protect others. Tim was raised with a sense of duty as he is one of five generations that have served this great country.
After retiring from the Navy in 2005, Tim successfully transferred his skills and experiences into private sector business as a founding contract member of the Asymmetric Warfare Group (AWG), a U.S. Army Special Mission Unit. Tim’s activities with AWG were critical at challenging standard Army processes while solving several tactical challenges in combat such as sniper engagements of US troops and armor improvements. Tim continued performing change management for the Army as a contract Program Manager charged with building teams of experts to assist the Army in doing acquisition better and more effectively. He has stood up several Army organizations that were chartered to provide efficient and effective rapid responses to warfighter needs. Tim was also responsible for managing a cutting edge, tactical solution for a key Army Military Intelligence Enterprise need that generated over 50 high paying jobs right here in Maryland and most in district 32.
He is responsible for managing the cost, schedule, performance and risk of multi-project programs as well as developing business and monitoring contracts. Over the past 10 years these programs were valued at over $230M. Tim has a proven track record of problem solving and winning contracts that help drive down price and drive up benefits.
Tim is very involved in his local Church, The Lighthouse Church of Glen Burnie, and has served or serve’s in several capacities; parking ministry, response team, benevolence committee, Men’s Leadership council, Financial Peace instructor, leads a small group with his wife and is a Deacon. Through the Lighthouse Tim has been involved in outreach for the homeless, assisting men in need and elsewhere as called.
Please vote for me in 2018 and allow me the honor to serve you and your family.