Born in Jacksonville, Florida, Tim Jenkins attended Auburn University on a full NROTC scholarship and graduated in 1962 with a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree. Commissioned as an Ensign, USN, he served four years on active duty and 28 years in the Navy Reserve as a Surface Warfare Officer. A Vietnam veteran, he attained the rank of Rear Admiral in 1991 and retired from the Navy in 1998.
Tim earned his Master of Engineering degree at the University of Florida in 1967, and for the next 13 years was employed in the financial and management consulting industry. In 1981 he joined the investment firm of Merrill Lynch as a Financial Advisor and later Vice President. His 38 years of successful service at Merrill has given him a wide range of experience as an investment advisor in many different markets.
Tim and Pat, his wife of 53 years, are proud parents of a son and daughter and grandparents of five grandchildren. He is proud to re-join his son T. F. in continuation of their practice of financial service, now at Rivergrass Wealth Management.