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Join the Young Leaders Society on August 1st for Lunch with Leaders and hear Tim Baucom, Executive Vice-President, Residential Business at Shaw Industries. Lunch with Leaders will take place at the Shaw Design Center (Plants 71), 1000 V D Parrott Jr Pkwy, Dalton, GA 30720. Lunch will be provided. The program is from 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.
Tim Baucom leads Shaw Floors – the residential carpet and hard surface business divisions of Shaw Industries, the world’s largest manufacturer of carpet and leading producer and supplier of hard surface flooring products. He is directly responsible for profit and loss of the residential division’s product innovation and growth.
Tim joined Shaw in 1992 and has a proven track record of innovation and leadership in sales, marketing and strategic planning across multiple Shaw departments and divisions, including Spectra Contract Flooring. Most recently, Tim led Shaw’s commercial division where he spent more than a decade guiding the team’s award winning work and fostering the development of revolutionary new products.
Tim’s 35-year career in business includes DuPont, a world leader in innovation and science. In 1935, DuPont invented the nylon fiber that is used in some carpets even today. At DuPont, Tim helped launch the well-known Stainmaster® brand.
Tim has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of South Carolina and a master’s degree in business administration from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Born in North Carolina, Tim lives in Dalton, Georgia with his wife Cheryl, where they are involved in Family Promise, an organization designed to help homeless and low-income families achieve independence, and the Heart Association, an organization dedicated to curing heart disease. They have a daughter, Bergen, who lives in Chattanooga, Tennessee.