Tim Manning is an enrolled member of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians and resides in Walnut Hill, Florida. Having been employed with the Poarch Band of Creek Indians since January 2002, he currently serves as the CIEDA Chief Operating Officer. He is responsible for integrating CIEDA's strategic plan into the daily operations while providing communication, leadership, and guidance to management to ensure proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures are in place to effectively grow the organization. Manning received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration/Management from the University of West Florida.