Tim Bennett

MCAA Board — Class of 1985

Biography

Tim graduated with a BA in Public Relations from Marietta College in 1985. During his time on campus, Tim was a Varsity Rower, Student Body President, and Staff Member of The Marcolian. He is a member Lambda Chi Alpha and was honored as Greek Man of the Year in 1985. Tim worked in the Admissions Office all 4 years and received the Adair Prize at graduation.

Professionally, Tim is a partner of Tribury Productions and Co-Host of The Focus Group on Sirius XM Radio. Tribury creates unique content and integration opportunities for brands seeking to have a dialogue with niche and diverse market segments. The Focus Group is satellite radio's first original business show dedicated to the world of advertising and marketing. As Sirius XM's resident Mad Men, Tim Bennett and his co-host John Nash, offer up their point of view with sharp wit and fluid banter on this first-of-its-kind talk programming reaching 400,000 listeners each week across North America.

Prior to Tribury, Tim was Director of Marketing Communications at Subaru of America where he pioneered innovative niche marketing programs that created the idea of speaking directly to consumers "for who they are, not what they are". This groundbreaking marketing approach had a significant impact on the automaker's sales and brand loyalty. His work at Subaru is a Harvard Business School Case Study.

Tim was honored by his peers in 2006 as the recipient of the first Visionary Executive Award by the Commercial Closet (now part of GLAAD). Mr. Bennett was recognized by the Advertising Club of New York and the California State Legislature with the Corporate Vision Award that cited his leadership in diversity marketing.

Tim resides in the Philadelphia area. He is a member of The Malta Boat Club and Charter Member of the Board at the GreensGrow Philadelphia Project.