Tim Cole

Tim Cole is a seasoned software executive and the Vice President of Sales at Rivet, bringing to the table over two decades of expertise in fintech, nonprofit, and international business. A native of Milwaukee, Tim is a proud graduate of MPS and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Recognizing the need for a more inclusive voice in local wine culture, Tim, along with two business partners, founded the Milwaukee Wine Academy. This endeavor aims to make the world of wine more accessible and approachable for everyone through unique wine experiences that seamlessly blend education and entertainment. Tim’s love and knowledge of the world of wine make him a charismatic host, ensuring a consistently first-class experience for events.

Beyond his professional and entrepreneurial pursuits, Tim is a dedicated community leader. Currently serving as the President of the National Society of Black Engineers – Milwaukee Area Professionals chapter, board member of Global Youth Camp: AEP, and an active member at Ebony Ice, MKE’s premier black ski club, Tim is deeply committed to making a positive impact.

Yet, greater than his professional and community commitments, Tim finds the utmost pride and joy in being a devoted father to a brilliant 5-year-old daughter. For Tim, family is the most essential element to joy, and fatherhood brings completion to his multifaceted life. It is within the warmth of family that Tim finds the true essence of fulfillment and purpose.