About Tim Bot

Overview of Experience

Tim has 25 years of experience propelling businesses to achieve exceptional performance. He has served in progressive HR leadership roles at Fortune 500 organizations General Mills and Boston Scientific.  He also served as Interim Human Resources Vice President for Proto Labs through his work as a consultant.  Tim takes a practical and caring approach and is a skilled expert at focusing on what matters most to the business.  Tim has a history of working successfully with senior leaders in virtually every function, utilizing executive coaching and change acceleration skills in order to clarify goals and expedite plans to exceed targets.  Specific areas of expertise include Executive Coaching, Accelerating Change, Strategic Planning, Leadership and Employee Development and Lean Principles.

Education and Certifications

  • M.A., Human Resources and Industrial Relations, University of Minnesota Carlson School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • B.S., Business Management, St. John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota
  • Certified Executive Coach, Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara, California

Industry Experience

  • Bot Coaching and Consulting, Principal/President
  • Proto Labs, Interim HR Vice President
  • Boston Scientific, HR Director – Global Peripheral Interventions; Chief Medical Officer and Clinical Affairs; Global Operations; Quality
  • General Mills, Sr. HR Manager – Quality and Regulatory Operations; Sales; Distribution and Customer Service
  • General Mills, HR Manager – Plant sites including Cedar Rapids, Iowa:  Lodi and Woodland, California
  • University of MN, Fellow – Career Planning and Placement Consultant
  • Chevron Corporation, Labor Relations Intern


  • Mentor, The McNeely Center for Entrepreneurship
  • Twin Cities Human Resources Executive Network
  • Mentor, Menttium 100 Program, Minneapolis, MN
  • Board of Directors and Tournament Chair (past), Minnetonka Boys Basketball Association
  • hrconnection Group Member and Affiliated Consultant
  • Past Board Member, General Mills Federal Credit Union
  • Class Agent, St. John’s University Alumni Association


Tim and his wife and two children enjoy tennis, golf and vacations to warm climes to enjoy both!  There are many correlations between golf, life and business:  stay in the moment,  focus on what is in front of you and don't take yourself too seriously.

Important causes:  Youth Athletics, Higher Education, Hospice Care