Nate Groover joins Timmons Group as Economic Development Manager

Lillian Minix By: Lillian Minix

Raleigh, NC – November 8, 2021 – Timmons Group is proud to welcome Nate Groover to serve the firm’s economic development pursuits in North Carolina and adjacent regions in the role of Economic Development Manager.

Nate’s expertise is in recruiting new companies to consider expanding their business pursuits to a region, which he’ll apply in his new role at Timmons Group for North Carolina. He joined the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) in April 2016 as a business recruitment manager and has helped 60 companies successfully locate business efforts in North Carolina resulting in 13,087 new jobs and 3.1B in new investment.

Originally from Orlando, Florida, Nate previously served in a similar role with the Orlando Economic Development Commission since 2011 and prior to his relocation to North Carolina. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration from The University of Central Florida in 2006.

“I love working in economic development because it is truly a life changing business, one where we can offer opportunities that help change individuals’ lives and communities forever,” Nate says. “That sort of work really helps you sleep at night.”

“Nate is a highly respected and well-liked economic development professional who is an excellent addition to Timmons Group expanding North Carolina team,” stated Joe Hines, Sr. Principal and Director of Economic Development. “We have no doubt that Nate will accomplish great things for our North Carolina clients!”

Nate is a proud veteran who served in the United States Air Force from 1998-2002 where he deployed overseas in support of Operation Northern Watch in 1999. He currently resides in Cary, North Carolina with his wife Christy and their children.

About Timmons Group
Timmons Group is a multi-disciplined engineering and technology firm recognized for more than 25 years as one of Engineering News Record’s (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms in the country. The firm provides economic development, civil engineering, environmental, geotechnical engineering, GIS/geospatial technology, landscape architecture, and surveying services to a diverse client base. For more information, visit

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