TIM STORER  |  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 

Tim Storer is a visionary business leader and entrepreneur with demonstrated success building multiple businesses in the marketing technology space, managing high-value corporate transactions, and executing market expansion plans through mergers and acquisitions, opportunity valuation, and go-to-market strategy. Tim leverages a strong business acumen and expertise in startup ventures, commercial expansions, capital funding, and private equity investment modeling to identify opportunities for market entry and deploy explosive growth strategies in niche markets.

Leveraging his entrepreneurial skills, Tim developed and managed a portfolio of three companies consisting of Distribion, Vertical Nerve, and MarketingFX, which he recently sold to A. H. Belo, a publicly held media company. Tim continued as a member of the executive management committee, managed all corporate mergers and acquisitions and also served as President of its marketing services division, Belo + Company.

Earlier, Tim successfully launched Distribion, a multichannel marketing automation business offering SaaS marketing solutions focused on meeting the needs of the Financial Services and Insurance industries. Tim grew the company to 200+ customers and over 200,000 users on the platform, including some of the largest companies in their respective industries.

Previously, Tim founded Vertical Nerve, a digital marketing and analytics agency focused on producing measurable results for clients and providing visibility and insights from marketing data. Serving as CEO, Tim grew the company to the largest web analytics provider in Texas at the time and developed close relationships with partners and clients such as Google, Yum Brands, The Container Store, and other Fortune 500 companies.

In addition to Distribion and Vertical Nerve, Tim started MarketingFX, a direct marketing and fulfillment company offering full-scale print, production, advertising materials, and specialty promotional items, growing the customer base to over 250 active accounts.

Earlier in his career, Tim founded New Media Gateway, a SaaS-based marketing and sales technology company serving the Hospitality and Tourism industries. Tim grew the company to 150 employees prior to it being sold and built a client portfolio of destination marketing organizations in major markets across North America, including Las Vegas, Dallas, Houston, San Diego, Hawaii, Nashville, Palm Beach, Kissimmee, Vancouver and many others.

Tim is regarded as a thought leader and business disruptor with a keen ability to identify and capitalize on viable opportunities which has resulted in building five separate businesses and growing the portfolio of companies to $100M in exit value.

Tim graduated from Vanderbilt University with a double major in Engineering and Mathematics while on a full athletic scholarship to play football in the SEC, and later attended the Executive MBA program at Southern Methodist University. Tim also served on the board of directors for the Entrepreneur Organization for five years where he served as president for two consecutive terms. Tim is an active member in the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), and has served on the board of the Dallas All Sports Association as well as a director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s marketing committee. Tim lives in Dallas with his wife and three children.