Person Of The Year: Tim Flood


Tim Flood

Tim Flood was born in Long Beach, CA and grew up on a hobby farm in Montesano, Washington with the last of his school records in running broken just this past year. Tim graduated from California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispowith a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Natural Resources Management.

Tim’s professional career began in California with the US Forest Service as a Hot Shot firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician in 1996.  His transportation career started with BNSF Railway in 1998 in train service as a brakeman/conductor; he then promoted to Yardmaster and subsequently to a Trainmaster and Hub Manager at several west coast facilities.  He came to Tacoma when he was hired in 2005 by Marine Terminals Corporation to develop and oversee on-dock rail operations for newly constructed Pierce County Terminal.  He transitioned to Tacoma Rail in 2006 as operations supervisor, promoted to operations manager, terminal manager and now Terminal Superintendent.

Tim Flood proudly served as the Transportation Club of Tacoma’s President in 2014.  He has served as an Officer or on the Board of the TCT for 6 years and still counting.  During this time, his passion and support to the TCT has been tremendous.  Currently, among other duties, he leads the annual TCT Scholarship Program and is an active Board Member of Tacoma Community College Foundation.

Tim and his wife Marcey have been married for 20 years and they have two children. He loves to cook, spend time with his family and is an avid gardener, fisherman, softball player, runner and hiker.

The 2016 Person of the Year Award goes to Mr. Tim Flood!




PAST WINNERS – Person of the Year

  • 2015 – Greg Unterbrink
  • 2014 – Janice Wasson
  • 2013 – Terry Thomas
  • 2012 – Michael Oliver
  • 2011 – Carla Martin
  • 2010 – Jeff Clark
  • 2009 – Hugh Carr
  • 2008 – David Ottey
  • 2007 – Steve Fullerton
  • 2006 – Gary Gieser
  • 2005 – Dennis Dean
  • 2004 – George Osborne
  • 2003 – Mark MacLeod
  • 2002 – Ross Cook
  • 2001 – Jim Stanaway
  • 2000 – Bob Dewey
  • 1999 – Lee Braach
  • 1998 – Stan Levy
  • 1997 – Anne Muñoz
  • 1995 – Ken Collins
  • 1994 – Rick Bunn
  • 1993 – Patti King
  • 1992 – Lindsey Johnson