Tim Collins is retired after spending over 30 years in the oil and gas business in a variety of positions ranging from engineering, production operations, purchasing and contracting. He and his wife, Laurie, are members of Disciples Christian Church in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. It was through their church they were introduced to Just Hope and have made several trips with Just Hope to Nicaragua working on a variety projects including building houses and opening and expanding the Ferreteria (Hardware Store) and the Cafetine (Fast Food Cafe). Tim and Laurie have also enjoyed hosting some of their friends from Nicaragua in their home in Bartlesville. Recently, Tim began a mentoring program with the leaders of the Ferreteria. In his leisure time, Tim enjoys playing golf, home improvement projects, and woodworking.