Timothy D. (Tim) Harrell was born in Camilla and raised on the family farm north of Whigham GA. The oldest of three children and son of Larry and Gilda Harrell, he is a graduate of Whigham H.S., recipient of the American Farmer Award in FFA, graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology, and after living and traveling around the world, a current resident of Thomasville. He is married to Sonja, and the father of Emily, a rising senior at Central, David, a rising Sophomore at Central, and Samuel, a rising 8th grader at Brookwood. Tim spent a career working for the Central Intelligence Agency, a vocation that was both a privilege and a blessing, retiring after 27 years and multiple assignments around the world. Serving primarily in what is commonly known as Operations, specifically in the area of Science & Technology, he supported the Agency’s mission to safeguard the U.S. in a variety of theatres and multiple war zones. He ended his career as the Director of the Global Operations Enterprise, an organization of 400+ officers serving in multiple overseas locations tasked with providing direct technical support to global Humint collection. A recipient of the Career Intelligence Medal as well as multiple other individual awards, Tim currently works for one of the beltway bandits, traveling and providing contract support back to the Agency.