Before UpEquity, Tim was a fighter pilot in the US Navy for over 10 years, where he also served as a division lead, landing signals officer, and quality assurance officer. After his time in the US Navy, Tim enrolled in Harvard Business School where he met Louis Wilson. Though after missing out on the home of his dreams, Tim saw a unique opportunity to fix accessibility issues in real estate. In 2019 he and Louis left HBS after their first year, and UpEquity was born. The goal: to help well-qualified buyers get an advantage on the market by being able to make a cash offer and close in record time.