TIM HEATON: President, Colorado Advanced Manufacturing Association (CAMA)

Tim Heaton is the President of the Colorado Advanced Manufacturing Association (CAMA). Tim has been responsible for working with the Board of Directors to develop the organization’s strategic vision as well as the implementation plan of programs, events, and services to meet the needs of the CAMA’s manufacturing members. Additionally, he works with the National Association of Manufacturers on national policy and the Colorado State Chamber of Commerce on State policy issues to make certain Colorado manufacturers’ voices are heard.

Mr. Heaton began his professional career in Washington, D.C., working for the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Tim has served as a Sub-Center Director for the Small Business Administration’s Small Business Development Center and as the Manager of the Small Business group for the Denver Chamber of Commerce. He has also received the Federal Laboratory to Industry Technology Transfer Award from the Colorado Technology Transfer Society

Tim brings over twenty-five years of manufacturing experience, from proof-of-concept to institutional capital development, turnaround, and product development, along with his economic development and governmental affairs experience.

Colorado manufacturers are a special breed. We are wildly diverse in shape and size. We are mavericks. Pioneers. We dream with reckless abandon, and engineer with precision. We keep our hands dirty, and our eyes focused on what’s next. We are the quiet doers, the unexpected innovators. We don’t just talk about the future, WE MAKE IT.