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About Tim Plant - San Antonio Based Interim Executive for Non-Profits

Tim Plant, Interim EDExperience

Tim Plant brings over 25 years successful experience as a CEO/Executive Director in a variety of human services and health care settings. He has excelled in guiding the strategic growth and stabilization of leading non-profit organizations.

Recently, Tim helped the Founder and Board of Spirit Reins (Liberty Hill, TX) prepare new Clinical and Board leadership, strengthening an innovative mission to alleviate severe trauma experienced by foster youth and their families through equine assisted psychotherapy. Prior to that, he led Rise Recovery, Home of the Palmer Drug Abuse Program in San Antonio, through a highly successful Executive Director transition. Tim also assisted Healthy Futures of Texas as Interim COO/Development Director during a 2016 leadership transition and restructuring process. 

Prior to consulting, Tim directed HealthStar Home Health's diversification through the addition of Medicare accreditation and the development of mental health services for children and adults. Tim also led St. David’s’ Center for Child and Family Development through a challenging financial turnaround and strategic re-positioning.

Earlier in his career, he was a key leader in the national expansion of Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation’s continuum of chemical dependency recovery services as well as the regional growth of PATH (treatment foster care and special needs adoption services). Tim was also a social work pioneer in the development and rapid growth of employee assistance programs (EAP).

What to Expect

Currently, Tim specializes as an Interim CEO and nonprofit community consultant in the San Antonio area. He is readily available to help you and your team successfully address transition leadership challenges. When you contact Tim, you will collaborate to prioritize needs, review options, identify available resources  and develop a timely and comprehensive transition plan which best  meets the unique needs of your organization. If Tim's interim executive leadership is a match, he may serve your organization directly (usually over a period of 3 months to a year) on a part-time to full-time basis, as needed. If other resources are required he will work to help you identify the best match for your needs.  


Tim and his wife, Dr. Peggy Sundermeyer (Director of Sponsored Research, Trinity University),  are blessed with four adult children and six grandchildren, Tim and Peggy made San Antonio, TX their long term home in 2014. Family is very important to them and they stay close to their midwest roots as well as family branches in Texas, California and Minnesota.  


Tim holds master’s degrees in social work and business (health care management) and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). He has also served the non-profit community throughout his career as a Board member, volunteer, and children's advocate.


Executive Director, Non-Profit, Strategic Planning, Financial Management, Board Recruitment & Development, Fundraising, Grant Writing, Capital Campaigns, New Product & Service Development, Financial Turnaround, Media Spokesperson, Federal & State Grant Procurement, National Geographic Expansion of Services, Health Care, Chemical Dependency, Treatment & Recovery, Employee Assistance Programs, EAP, Child Development, Foster Care, Special Needs, Adoption, Mental Health, Public Policy Advocacy

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