Joe Hines Joins Duke Fuqua School of Business Board of Visitors

Richmond, VA – December 26, 2017 – As one of the world’s most elite business schools, Duke Fuqua School of Business has appointed Joe Hines, PE, MBA, as Chair of the Alumni Council. Hines will serve a term on the Board of Visitors for the Duke Fuqua School of Business through 2019. Hines, a 2003 graduate of the school, is currently a Partner and Director of Economic Development for Timmons Group, a national consulting engineering and technology firm.

“It’s an extreme honor and privilege to serve my fellow Alumni in this capacity,” said Hines. “When I look at the intellectual capital, accomplishments and passion of the Board and Alumni Council, I’m excited about what the next few years has to offer and my opportunity to grow from this experience while serving the school.”

“We’re very excited about Joe’s upcoming leadership on the Alumni Council,” stated Mary Sawyer, Senior Manager for Deloitte Consulting LLP and past Council Chair. “Serving as Chair was one of the most fulfilling experiences of my life, and I’m sure Joe will help carry our Council to the next level!”

The Fuqua School Board of Visitors is comprised of decision makers from many of the world's most important organizations who advise on Fuqua's curriculum, programs, facilities, and operations.  Known for their active engagement with the school, board members provide support on key initiatives and strengthen the school's relationships within the business community.

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

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