Growing up in Overland Park, Kansas Tim served in the United States Army from 1974 to 1976. After receiving his honorable discharge Tim attended Johnson County Community Collage and found his calling in sales where he entered into the car business in 1978 until the present. The Car business brought him to Colorado in 1986 to be Sales Manager until 1988 when he left the corporate world to become an entrepreneur and opened Gaylord Sales & Leasing in 1990. Today with wife Betty and daughter Crystal, Gaylord Sales and Leasing continues to give back to the Community.
Working in prison ministry 1994-1996 Tim was asked to join the State Board for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes where he led the prison ministry outreach from 1996- 2002 and the Coach’s Committee from 2002-2004. In 2014 Tim was asked to join the Colorado Independent Automobile Dealers Association as a director where he still serves. Tim was also asked to help start up a separate non-profit for CIADA called the Colorado Used Car Dealer Charity Fund and served as their President from 2014 -2017.
Tim has volunteered over the years as a baseball, basketball and soccer coach. Tim has also organized food and clothes drive as well as leading and serving in men’s bible study groups.
Tim and Betty have a beautiful blended family of nine adult children and 20 grandchildren.