Before beginning his professional career in business development, Stephen M. Timms attended California State University in Northridge, California, where he earned a master of business administration in International Business. Prior to attending Cal State Northridge, Stephen M. Timms attended Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering while also serving as vice president of his chapter of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity.
The Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) fraternity was created in 1899 by a group of five students at Wesleyan University in Illinois. The group was founded to organize a society of collegiate men for the purpose of aiding in moral, mental, and social development. This social fraternity gains an average of 4,000 members each year across the country, with 248 active chapters and an overall population of 272,000 members.
The official publication of TKE, known as TEKE, provides members with details about the fraternity’s monthly events, stories about service by past members, and other details related to membership in the fraternity.
As the vice president of strategic programs for Abu Dhabi-based International Golden Group, Stephen M. Timms is responsible for developing and growing the defense firm’s international relationships. A graduate of Fairleigh Dickson University, Stephen M. Timms served as the vice president of the college’s Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) fraternity.
Founded in January of 1899 by five Illinois Wesleyan University students, TKE is a national fraternity with the majority of its chapters on the east coast of the United States. With a goal of preparing better men for a better world, the fraternity hosts the Charles R. Walgreen, Jr. Leadership Academy each year. Only TKE members in good standing with their university (2.5 GPA or higher) and chapter are eligible to attend.
Funded by donations made through the TKE Educational Foundation and a small registration fee, the leadership academy features workshops, outdoor activities, and various keynote speakers. The 2016 TKE Leadership Academy took place from Aug. 5-9 in Colorado Springs.