Tim started in the Lighting industry in 1984 running a follow spot at the Spokane Civic Theater. He continued working for Spokane Civic Theater as the main board lighting operator until 1989, when he then began working as a stage hand for several different companies. He continued his education learning lighting, sound, video, and arena rigging. He started TLG Productions in 2012, which is currently known as NW STAGE AND LIGHTING (NWSL).