Ethics Code Review (Chair), Economic Development (Chair), Route 9N Rezoning, New Media
|Timothy Dunn joined the Malta Town Board in 2016, following his first ever run for public office. He and his family live in Luther Forest and have been active in community groups, including the March of Dimes, Malta Round Lake Youth Baseball, and Girl Scouts. In 2017, he was honored by the Albany Business Review as one of the Capital Region's top 40 Under 40 business leaders.
As a Councilman, Tim has focused on ethics reform and economic development, overhauling internal ethics standards in the first six months in office. As Chair of the Economic Development Committee, Tim has worked to solicit input from business leaders and community members on a strategy to drive the type of growth that will make Malta healthy for generations.
Away from Town government, Tim is the Founder and President of Dunn Strategy Group, a marketing communications consulting firm. For more than a decade, Tim has advised political, business, academic and nonprofit leaders on overcoming challenges in marketing, operations and growth.
Prior to launching his own firm, Tim served as Vice President of the only full service technology marketing communications firm with offices in both Tech Valley and Silicon Valley. In that role, Tim married his deep semiconductor industry background with full functional toolset in the business management and marketing arena. Tim’s been engaged with the semiconductor and advanced manufacturing sectors for nearly a decade, advising siting decisions, guiding message development and building thought leadership.
Tim has also served in leadership roles with GE Power & Water, the largest industrial business in GE at approximately $28 billion in revenue.
From 2005 to 2011, Mr. Dunn held roles in high tech economic development, most notably as VP, Marketing and Business Development for Mohawk Valley EDGE in Central New York. In that role, Tim built the Marcy NanoCenter brand from infancy to a globally-recognized technology destination, while leading the organization’s NY Loves Nanotech, NY Loves Clean Tech, and NY Loves Biotech efforts, in addition to representing the organization on a global stage to the C-suite in Asia, North America and Europe. While at EDGE, Tim became recognized as a leading voice in the development of New York State as a go-to location for the global semiconductor industry, chaired the 2010 Excelsior Award Committee and was frequently sought out as a speaker on industry development, economic impact and STEM workforce development initiatives.
From 2000 through 2006, Tim served in a variety of roles in New York State government and politics, culminating as Director of State Human Services Programs and policy advisor to Governor George E. Pataki.
Tim earned a bachelor degree in Political Science from the University at Albany, where he later focused his studies on international marketing, earning an MBA. He loves the outdoors and spending time with his wife Elizabeth (a Nurse Practitioner), his two daughters and his crazy dog that chews everything.