BLAC would like to spotlight Timothy Barkley of Hampton High School '96 and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University '01
Timothy Barkley graduated from Hampton High School in 1996 and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VaTech) in 2001.
Tim grew up in Hampton VA with his mom and two brothers. His interests and hobbies include fitness, art – paintings and photography, investing - real estate, stocks, and cryptocurrency, movies and television, live music, comedy shows, and community engagement – operating a small business in San Diego CA that provided housing and food to the impoverished and individuals suffering from substance abuse. Tim has a BS in mathematics from Virginia Tech, and an MS in Operations Analysis from the Naval Postgraduate School. Tim has also earned Project Management Professional and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certifications.
Timothy Barkley is a Program Manager at Amazon, based out of Bellevue WA. He and his Teammates manage Capital Construction Projects throughout North America, driving strategy and execution and supporting end-to-end processes from ideation through funding and closure.
Before Amazon, Tim served 20-years as a Naval Officer. His career tenure involved multiple surface warship worldwide deployments and managing a dynamic portfolio of high-level programs and projects where he demonstrated the ability to lead and develop people, identify defects and inefficiencies, facilitate continuous process improvement, and build teams of all backgrounds and abilities.
Personal Mission Statement: To live a balanced life, inspire and encourage my Team, and make a difference.