Timothy J. Fogarty, former Chief Executive Officer, WCM Holdings, Inc.
In February of 2000 Tim was engaged to turnaround a troubled distribution business, West Chester Protective Gear. Under Tim’s stewardship, West Chester became one of Cincinnati’s largest privately held companies. West Chester is now one of the world’s largest suppliers of personal protective equipment serving the industrial supply and retail consumer markets. The company was sold to Protective Industrial Products, Inc. in 2019.
Prior to joining WCM Holdings, Tim served as an Executive Vice President and member of the Managing Committee of Firstar Bancorp (currently US Bancorp). At Firstar, Tim had varying executive management responsibilities for areas including corporate operations, merger integrations and mortgage banking. He began his professional career as a certified public accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co. in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Tim has been active on the boards of many Cincinnati area for-profit and not-for-profit organizations including Cassady Schiller & Associates, the Gorilla Glue Company, Priority Dispatch, Omega Processing Solutions, the University of Cincinnati’s Lindner College of Business, ProSeniors, Inc., Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the University of Cincinnati’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Education, Cincinnati Learning Schools, Inc., Teach for America and St. Ursula Academy. He is currently a Co-Chair of the Cincinnati Regional Business Committee and a member of The Commonwealth Club of Cincinnati. Tim is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and recipient of the Business School’s Carl H. Lindner Award for Outstanding Business Achievement.