Tim P. Harrington, CPA
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 assets.
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.