Timi Hadra is a Partner at IBM in the Services business unit. She is IBM’s Senior State Executive for West Virginia and leads IBM’s cloud development teams and the regional IBM center in Rocket Center, West Virginia. Timi led the expansion of this strategic center, increasing the workforce by over 47% in just over three years.
Much of Timi’s work is focused on creating STEM and workforce development opportunities in under-served regions. In 2018, Timi led IBM’s launch of the first Application Developer Apprenticeship program in West Virginia.
In addition to workforce issues, Ms. Hadra is a transformational leader providing relevant and compelling solutions to government clients’ missions in the areas of agile transformations, application innovation, and cloud migration. She has over 18 years of experience serving our Federal Government clients in various capacities including contract management, program management and business development.
In support of regional economic development, Timi serves as the Chair on the Executive Committee of The Greater Cumberland Committee (TGCC). TGCC is a non-profit, business-based organization serving five counties in West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. TGCC focuses on projects of regional relevance in the areas of economic development, transportation, education, energy and next generation leadership.
Timi also serves on the board of the Allegany County (MD) Chamber of Commerce, as well as the advisory councils for the Community Trust Foundation (Mineral County) and Western Maryland Health System.
Timi was born and raised in LaVale, Maryland. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Frostburg State University, a Master’s of Science in Regional Economics from the Pennsylvania State University, and a Masters of Contract Management from the American Graduate University. She and her husband currently reside in Mineral County, WV.