Timothy A. Barton ’78
Member, Communications & Marketing and Financial & Strategic Oversight Committees
Tim Barton graduated from Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1978 and a master’s of business administration in 1979. He is currently Executive Director at Nashville Christian Towers. Previous work experience includes a 25-year publishing career with Birmingham-based Southern Progress Corporation, publisher of Southern Living, Cooking Light and The Progressive Farmer magazines. He also spent several years with Nashville-based Gibson Brands, manufacturer of Gibson and Epiphone guitars, and more recently, vice president, finance for Travelink American Express Travel. Barton has been an Auburn Alumni Association life member since graduation.
A former member of the Greater Birmingham Auburn Club and former treasurer of the Greater Nashville Auburn Club, he is also a member of the Cater Circle of the Foy Society, the 1856 Society, the Circle of Excellence Society, a former member of the Auburn University School of Accountancy Advisory Council, College of Business MBA Alumni Advisory Board and College of Business Shareholders’ Club.
Barton resides in Franklin, Tennessee and has two daughters, Amy and Laura, both of whom are Auburn graduates living in the Birmingham area.