Tim Healy
Tim Healy
Marketing Director
Sound Transit

Healy has been in the public transit marketing and communications field for more than 40 years. He has been with Sound Transit – the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority – since 1990. He is the agency's Marketing Director and is responsible for marketing, advertising, promotions, research, rider information, electronic communications for the three-county agency that provides express bus, light rail, and commuter rail services in the Puget Sound region.

Sound Transit’s marketing programs have received more than 30 first place awards and ten grand prize awards in the American Public Transportation Association’s AdWheel competition in the last 24 years. Sound Transit advertising campaigns have also received five American Advertising ADDY awards and have been featured in Advertising Age magazine.

Healy has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Seattle University. He serves on the APTA Marketing and Communications Committee. He has also served on four National Academy of Science Transportation Research Board panels including chairing a panel overseeing a study of the changing demographics and markets for public transit.