Exploding the stereotype of his profession, Tim
Harrington is a Certified Public Accountant who is also a dynamic speaker. Tim
has that rare ability to make complex subjects very simple. As an expert in
the field of credit unions, he has consulted with and provided training for
several hundred credit unions and tens of thousands of credit union
volunteers and employees throughout the United States.
Since 1996, Tim
has been President of T.E.A.M. Resources, a firm which provides consulting,
strategic planning, and training to credit unions from coast-to-coast. TEAM
Resources' clients range from a few million in assets to the billions in
Tim was formerly the Chairman of the Board of a $150 million
credit union in Tucson, Arizona. He was appointed to the Board of this
troubled credit union in 2001 and served until 2006. During his time on the
Board, the credit union rose from losing over $2 million per year to earning
a net profit of nearly $2 million.
Tim was formerly an Associate
Partner with Cotton, Parker, Johnson & Co., P.C., the nation's 3rd largest
auditor of credit unions. Mr. Harrington has been working with credit unions
since 1989 when he directed the Internal Audit of a large credit union in
Tucson, Arizona. Prior to that, he was with a national accounting firm and has
been in public accounting since 1980.
Because of his knowledge, wit,
and unpretentious delivery, Tim is a much sought after speaker in the credit
union movement. Tim has made presentations for many national credit union
organizations and NCUA, as well as for the credit union leagues in forty-eight
states. In addition, Tim is on the faculty of the CUNA "CU Finance for
Non-Financial Managers and Volunteers" School.