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Timothy Tippit

BMT Capital
Business Consultant
Oklahoma County, OK

About Me

TIMOTHY NEAL TIPPIT 11301 Hillsdale Dr. Edmond, Oklahoma 73013 (405) 796-7373 - SUMMARY Innovative Executive Management Professional with broad-based expertise in successful organizational leadership, business development, government relations and overall executive business management. Proven leader with ability to analyze key business drivers and develop strategic solutions that contribute to bottom-line success. Core Business Competencies include: ? Leading and Developing Teams ? Leading Change ? Strategic Planning and Execution ? Public Policy Development ? Directing Budgets and P&L‘s ? Positioning Companies PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE BMT CAPITAL, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 2008-Present Managing Partner BMT Capital – Oklahoma City, OK Serve as lead executive partner with responsibilities for all business development and deal making activities of BMT Capital, including identifying and analyzing target companies/industries, financial analysis, negotiations, and recommendations to other minority partners. 1. Direct development of financial model, analysis of target company financial and tax information and development of business valuation. 2. Direct all financing efforts including securing private equity and debt financing. 3. Responsible for closing deals including negotiating price, sales contract and other elements of final sales transaction. COX COMMUNICATIONS, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 2005-2007 Vice President – Public Affairs & Government Relations (PA/GR) Cox Oklahoma – Oklahoma City, OK As top PA/GR executive in Cox Oklahoma system, was responsible for all public policy development, competitive strategy, government relations, public affairs and philanthropic giving. 1. Directed efforts and renegotiated 16 local franchises with cities served by Cox during 2007 to bring agreements to a “level-playing field” status with new entrant. 2. Served as Co-Executive Leader for the Competitive Response Team, developing strategy and tactics to address new competitor’s entry into the video market. 3. Directed all local, state and federal legislative activity, serving as lead lobbyist and directing a lobby team of 7. 4. Managed all communications efforts, media relations and community activities. 5. Developed strategy for identification of competitor entry points into Cox Oklahoma markets. (Strategy was adopted as a company-wide best practice.) 6. Directed the company’s Political Action Committee (PAC) efforts, increasing employee participation from 42% to 78%. Introduced PAC newsletters, voter registration drives and other activities to increase employees’ political awareness. 7. Established and executed a communications strategy resulting in 90 positive news stories in 2006 (a 200% increase) and over 110 through the first 3 quarters in 2007. Vice President – Public Affairs & Government Relations Middle America Cox – Tyler, TX 2004-2005 Hired to direct the rebuilding and enhancement of the Public Affairs and Government Relations department in Cox’s largest cable system. Directed all public policy development, provided competitive analysis to the company and directed all public affairs and philanthropic giving activities. 1. Managed all public affairs, government relations, lobbying and public relations in Cox’s largest operating group – Middle America Cox (MAC) serving 7 states. 2. Directed company and industry efforts to defeat broadband tax credit legislation in Arkansas, estimated worth $49 million over 4 years. 3. Directed company and industry legislative efforts to defeat telecom deregulation and cable franchising bills in the Texas Legislature. SBC SOUTHWESTERN BELL, San Antonio, Texas Regional Vice President – External Affairs SBC Southwestern Bell 2001-2004 Responsible for overall business management and leadership of team responsible for governmental relations, grassroots marketing and sales initiatives, lobbying and external affairs in company’s South and West Texas Region including 300 communities and population of more than 7 million. Directed team’s sales efforts, policy development, strategic planning and foundation activities. 1. Directed 25 External Affairs professionals and a $10 million expense budget. 2. Developed a sales and revenue strategy and directed regional efforts resulting in $44 million of incremental revenue generation. 3. Executed passage of win-back legislation which enhanced the company’s competitive ability and worth approximately $37 million in annual revenues. 4. Directed passage of tax bundling amendment worth $12.5 million annually to customers. National Vice President – Regulatory & External Affairs SBC Telecom 2000-2001 Hired in this newly created position to direct and establish SBC’s presence in the 30 largest markets outside the company’s normal service area. Created new organization and hired employees into organization. Directed all regulatory, governmental and external affairs activities. 1. Directed regulatory certification for SBC Telecom in 26 states in less than 1 year. 2. Developed and directed revenue strategy resulting in generation of $30 million. 3. Directed all staff hiring and placement in cities across the United States including Miami, New York, Seattle, Boston and San Antonio. 4. Directed expense budget in excess of $20 million. Executive Director – International Business Development SBC Inc. 1996-2000 Served as team leader for cross-functional teams responsible for international acquisitions and license offerings. Directed team’s marketing analysis, operational planning, network analysis, financial modeling and business plan development. Responsible for business plan presentation to senior executive leadership at SBC. 1. Directed due diligence team on successful bid of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil cellular property (deal value $560 million.) 2. Served as wireless subject matter expert for all international projects especially in areas of forecasting, sales, marketing, distribution and tariffs. 3. Worked extensively in Europe, South America and Asia including successful projects in Switzerland ($550 million) and Brazil ($550 million). Other Previous Experience – SBC & Southwestern Bell ? Other jobs or responsibilities in the company include Sales, Customer Care and Network Operations. EDUCATION Masters in Business Administration – Emphasis: Finance, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri Bachelor of Arts – Public Administration, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS Certificated Professional in Corporate Public Affairs, 1990 Boston College Center for Corporate Community Relations Boston, Massachusetts BOARD MEMBERSHIPS and ORGANIZATIONS Oklahoma Science Museum – Board of Trustees (2006-Present) University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, College of Public Health – Board of Advisors (2006-Present) State Board of Big Brothers & Big Sisters (2007-Present) Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce – Board of Advisors (2005-2007) Oklahoma Cable Telecommunications Association – Board of Directors (2005-2007) Government Affairs Committee OKC Chamber of Commerce – Member (2005-2007) Member – Oklahoma State Chamber of Commerce (2005-2007) Vice Chair – Total Resource Development Campaign – OKC Chamber (2006-2007) AWARDS Cox Communications Inc. Impact Award Miss America Internet Safety Program, 2007 Cox Communications Inc. Impact Award Five Browns/VH1 Community Music Program, 2006 Bronze Telly Award Non-broadcast Production Pearl Harbor Survivor Show, 2006


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