Tim’s educational and career path includes being handpicked for a key senior leadership role with the Air Force culminating 23 years of service, a graduate of Stephen Covey and Dale Carnegie, a Bachelors degree in Workforce Education and Development as Summa Cum Laude, and a Masters Degree in Human Resources Development 4.0 gpa.
Tim is recognized as a dynamic professional with extensive experience as a goal oriented, highly organized, and self-motivated leader who focuses on creating positive employee and customer experiences. With a reputation for well thought-out and organized processes, Tim has an exceptional ability to inspire managers, supervisors, and front-line employees. He has mentored and trained thousands of supervisors on the qualities needed to be a successful leader, team builder, and communicator. Tim possesses unique talents as a leader who has a passion for people, emphasis on environmental cultures and a strong work ethic.
With a focus on efficiencies, Tim has experience in directing complex projects from concept to operational status, implementing strategic leadership procedures and interpreting public law-supporting policies and procedures ensuring regulatory compliance. Tim was entrusted with a $2.2 million annual operating budget maintaining 100% accountability of 9 cost centers. His attention to detail and ability to plan was essential to maintaining budget limits.
Overwhelmingly, Tim’s greatest strength is as an advisor in organizing project aspects. As an advisor he is focused on developing strategic vision, goals, and objectives, all the while looking for continuous process improvement ensuring standardized processes through SWOT analysis.
Joe is a fifth generation, Scratch Artisan Master Baker who has spent over 30 years in the retail baking space. From his family’s bakery in Cleveland, Ohio (1968-2003) to various retail shops and industrial scale baking facilities around the United States, Joe has perfected and honed his craft and extended his knowledge of Baking Chemistry throughout his career. In 2009 Joe turned his focus, training, and knowledge to the cannabis space, opening an edibles and concentrate production facility in Missoula, Montana, Santa Cruz and Ukiah California. Today, after a decade of Cannabis experience, Joe has taken concentrate and edible production to new and exciting levels focusing on both medical and recreational products. Beyond that, Joe has made it his mission to provide the cleanest, safest and highest quality products, while also educating the market on the ever-expanding potential and proper use of cannabis.
Prior to joining Taproot, Mr. Markl was a private equity professional with Monitor Group, where he was responsible for originating, executing and supervising the transactions related to the European investment program of a 1 bn USD fund. Mr. Markl also was CFO of a German software company and sits on the Board of several technology companies. He started his career as an investment banker at JP Morgan, and has extensive M&A, transaction structuring and tax optimization expertise. At Taproot, he directs the activities of our accounting and finance team, and supports our business development and capital raising processes.