Senior VP of Marketing, Elio Motors
Tim Andrews, senior vice president of marketing for Elio Motors, brings more than 20 years of executive leadership and marketing experience to the team. He has worked with Fortune 500 brands, regional businesses and start-ups, providing leadership for local, national and international communications programs that include traditional advertising, online marketing, social media and public relations.
Mr. Andrews joined Elio Motors in November 2013. He has built a team that has created relationships with consumers at the grass roots level, generating more than 53,000 vehicle reservations, developing over a $330M pre-production market, and raising over $20M in rewards crowdfunding. Under his leadership, the Elio Motors team raised nearly $17M in equity crowdfunding under Regulation A+, eventually taking the company public as the first to complete the process.
Throughout his career, Mr. Andrews has utilized the latest digital technologies to help clients in the automotive, communications, healthcare and travel industries build brands and increase sales. Prior to joining Elio Motors, he served as Chief Strategy Officer of TLA Marketing Communications, a firm specializing in strategic planning and marketing management. During his career he helped build three major startups providing operational and marketing leadership and followed them into established companies.
From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Andrews also served as the Managing Director of the R & R Partners Advertising and Public Relations Phoenix office. Under his leadership, the team increased revenue from $1 million to $30 million in less than four years. The office was named “The Best Place to Work” by the Phoenix Business Journal. He also was named to the Arizona Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” in 2004.
Mr. Andrews also is a marketing educator, teaching courses at Grand Canyon University and Rio Salado Community College. He is a graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Marketing and Advertising from the Walter Cronkite School of Communications. He completed an MBA degree at the University of Phoenix.