Tim Groover Resume


T. A. (Tim) Groover, PE
President and COO
Lynchburg Office Manager

Areas of Focus
  • Operations Management
  • Business Development
  • Project/Program Management
  • Design-Build and Construction Services
  • Industrial and Private Sector Services
  • Energy and MEP Services
Contact Information
tgroover@wileywilson.com
Phone:  434.947.1651
Fax:  434.947.1601

Education
Master of Civil Engineering
1980
Virginia Polytechnic Institute &
State University

BS Civil Engineering
1979
Virginia Polytechnic Institute &
State University

Tim was named President and COO in July of 2004.  His previous experience with Wiley|Wilson includes positions as a project engineer in the Structural Engineering Department, Manager of the Structural Engineering Department, Project Manager, and Vice President in charge of Wiley|Wilson's Building Design Group, and Director of Business Development. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in several states.

Tim's other career experience includes Chicago Bridge & Iron Company as a Structural Engineer; AREVA NP serving in several management positions, including Manager of Industrial Services; and The Haskell Company-Frazier Division as Division Vice President.

In addition to his responsibilities with Wiley|Wilson, Tim serves on numerous professional, advisory, and philanthropic boards.

Current positions include:

  • American Council of Engineering Companies of Virginia,
    President-Elect
  • Virginia Tech Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
    Alumni Board (Past Chairman)
  • Virginia Tech College of Engineering,
    Committee of 100
  • BEDCO CARES (Bedford County Combined Accident Reduction Effort),
    Board of Directors (Current Chairman)
  • Angels Race Triathlon Foundation,
    Board of Directors
  • Amazement Square Children's Museum,
    Board of Directors
  • Employee Assistance of Central Virginia,
    Board of Directors (Vice Chair)
  • YMCA of Central Virginia,
    Board of Directors

Past positions include:

  • Central Virginia Governor's School Foundation,
    Board of Directors
  • The Lynchburg College School of Business,
    Advisory Board
  • American Society of Civil Engineers,
    Chapter President
  • Virginia Society of Professional Engineers,
    Chapter President
  • Music All Aware,
    Advisory Board
Candid Time with Tim
  • A favorite project you’ve worked on?
    On site dewatering efforts in New Orleans and surrounding parishes following hurricanes Katrina and Rita...  gave me a chance to get my hands dirty and really feel like we were making a difference in a very difficult situation

  • Favorite food?
    Chicken parmesan with a hot fudge milk shake

  • Favorite movie?
    Forrest Gump... it has everything

  • Favorite quote?
    Let’s roll

  • Favorite sports team?
    HOKIES

  • Favorite vacation destination? Hilton Head Island (and the next new place I’ve never been)

  • Highlight of career thus far?
    Being part of Wiley|Wilson becoming an ESOP

  • If you had three wishes, what would they be?
    “Fix” the US education system, world peace, more wishes

  • If you weren’t an engineer, you would be?
    Drummer in a rock band... and very hungry

  • Most moving moment thus far
    Seeing my daughters being born

  • Music you’re currently listening to?
    Within the past few days... The Avett Brothers, Counting Crows, The Decemberists, David Bowie, The Mavericks, The Beatles, Steely Dan, Citizen Cope, Collective Soul, Elvis Costello, Jimmy Eat World, Phish, Kansas, Robert Palmer, R.E.M., Radiohead, David Gray, John Prine

  • Any pets?
    Shih Tzu named Pogo
    (Before you laugh, Bud Foster has a tiny dog, too. Check out the Foster family picture in the 2011 game day program for the Hokies!)