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.