Tim Slottow is a leadership coach for MOR Associates. As a coach and consultant Tim is passionate about working closely with individual leaders and leadership teams to help them reach higher levels of performance and produce extraordinary outcomes. Throughout various executive level roles, Tim’s greatest satisfaction has come from helping managers at all levels develop their leadership confidence, expertise and personal style. Tim believes that everyone has the potential to be a great leader and that transformational leadership can absolutely be learned over time with the right attitude, belief in self, support, and a bit of structured coaching and direction.
Tim has over 30 years of experience leading strategic financial, operational, and cultural transformations at large, complex institutions in higher education, K-12, federal and local government, and the private sector. Most recently, Tim served the Kamehameha Schools (three K-12 campuses and 29 pre-schools) as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer responsible for all financial strategy and operations including the $14 Billion endowment, $500 million operating budget and execution of its 5-year strategic plan and 2040 Vision to improve the educational outcomes of all Native Hawaiians.
Tim served as the Executive Vice President and CFO for the University of Michigan for 12 years where he managed the finance, property and business functions of the University to support its education, research and health care system operations. As EVP-CFO, he directed a staff of more than 3,000 professionals responsible for managing facilities, information technology, human resources and all treasury and finance functions. During his tenure he helped steer UM through the Great Financial Crisis emerging stronger financially and academically while implementing one of the lowest tuition increase trends in the country and maintaining the university’s position as the second largest research university in the US.
Tim is President Emeritus of the University of Phoenix where he served for three years (2014-2017). The University of Phoenix educated 140,000 students annually with over 15,000 practitioner faculty through its online programs and local campuses in 29 markets across the US and District of Columbia. While at the University of Phoenix, Tim resolved regulatory and accreditation issues, designed and executed a strategic plan resulting in improved student academic outcomes, streamlined operations and improved reputation and trust in the marketplace.
Tim holds an MBA from the University of Washington and a bachelor’s degree from University of California, Berkley. He was a full scholarship Division I gymnast at University of California, Berkeley. Tim is an Aspen Institute Fellow and has guest lectured at the University of Michigan Law School, University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy and Oregon State University Business School.