Faculty: Tim Loney

Tim Loney, DPA, MPA, MSA

Senior Adjunct Professor


San Francisco
faculty bio

Dr. Loney is a partner in Timner Consultant Group specializing in human resources, training and OD, quality, change management, and organizational redesign. Clients include Alameda County, City of Oakland, East Bay Regional Park District, Sacramento County, Monterey County Water Treatment District, ILC Technology, Newark (Calif.) Chamber of Commerce, United Way of the Bay Area, Bank of America, IEM Manufacturing, and Micron Semiconductor.

Tim has over 25 years experience managing personnel, training, and quality management programs in the federal government (GSA, IRS, DOL, Navy) and City of Oakland. As chief training consultant for Alameda County, he developed and delivered training on diversity management, violence prevention, team building, and supervisory skills. As a member of the first quality management team at GSA (U.S. government), he was responsible for implementing a nationwide training program affecting over 25,000 employees. Training included quality tools, interaction skills, and team building.

Tim is a certified Deming Master Trainer and is licensed to use the MBTI personality profile instrument. He is also certified to deliver all of the training modules of Developmental Dimensions International (DDI), one of the largest training vendors in the U.S.


EMPA 303
Organizational Development and Leadership


DPA (public management), University of Southern California

MPA (public administration), University of Southern California

MSA (industrial personnel management), George Washington University

BS (education), Southern Connecticut State University


Professional Experience

1983 - Present
Partner, Timner Consultant Group

1998 - 2004
Principal Human Resource Analyst, City of Oakland

1989 - 1996
Regional manager, TQM Project, General Services Administration

1989 - 1996
Facilitation and consulting assistance to 35 Bay Area federal agencies under the auspices of the Federal Executive Board of Northern California

1982 - 1989
Director, Employee Relations and Benefits, General Services Administration

Teaching Experience

1976 - Present
Adjunct Professor and Doctoral Advisor, Golden Gate University

2003 - 2007
Adjunct Professor, San Francisco State University

2005 - 2012
Professor, Core Faculty, Kaplan University

2006 - Present
Term Assistant Professor, University of San Francisco

1995 - 2005
Adjunct Professor, Doctoral Advisor, California School of Professional Psychology

1981 - 1994
Instructor, Doctoral Advisor, University of Southern California