Tim Anderson

CEO + Founder

Industry Start: 1976

Focus Start: 1993

As Chief Executive Officer

As an industry visionary dedicated to quality design and craftsmanship, Tim founded Focus with the goal to create a different kind of development company. His vision, built on a commitment to creative design and construction expertise, also emphasizes the importance of company culture and the professional growth of all team members through collaboration and effective communication.

  • Provide strategic leadership and establish long-range goals, strategies, plans, and policies
  • Build market position by locating, developing, and negotiating business relationships with potential clients, lenders, investors and partners
  • Develop and maintain company standards regarding design, quality, and brand image
  • Shape and maintain a corporate culture that reflects the business’ strategy and those within the organization
  • Direct staff of over 50 professionals in multiple disciplines

Industry Expertise

  • Strong design perspective that guides the architecture of all Focus development projects
  • Strategic leadership and visionary mindset
  • Passion and pride that promotes a strong sense of ownership among the Focus team
  • Substantial construction knowledge based on hands-on, in-the-field experience

Prior Experience

  • Optima, Inc, Executive Vice President
  • FCL and Associates, Architect

Education + Certifications

  • Bachelor of Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology


  • Lou Malnati’s Cancer Benefit Board, Board Member
  • RISE International, Volunteer
  • Urban Land Institute, Committee Member

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