Timothy PateWelcome to TimothyPate.com

I’m a marketer, an amateur photographer, a sucker for longform journalism, an early riser and a believer in progress. I live in Minneapolis with my wife, Brittany, and our cat, Minkus.

By day I’m the Marketing Manager for the Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas. Previously, I led product development as the Digital Project Manager for Mall of America®. You can learn more about my role there by visiting the Resumé + Work page. I’m also a proud Mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities.

On my blog, you can read about my life as it relates to my work as well as what I do during non-working hours. Topics include: my experience in marketing, my views on local and national politics, my travel adventures, my self-education as an amateur photographer and more.

Thanks for visiting.


Quick Facts

NAME: Timothy Pate
LOCATION: Minneapolis, Minnesota
OCCUPATION: Marketing Manager, University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business (The views and opinions expressed on this site are in no way representative of my employer—but you know that.)
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts, Journalism & Technical Communication: Colorado State University
Minor: Business Administration
LIKES: Good writing, progressive politics, photography, traveling, early mornings…

View my resumé

Hire Me

Like my work? Let me help your business or organization. Please email me with inquiries. I’m available for:

  • Copy writing
  • Social media strategy + content
  • Event photography
  • Digital signage scripting + playlisting



I’m an amateur photographer, and I especially enjoy shooting street photography around the Twin Cities. Check out some of my work below. You can find more of my photography on Flickr and Instagram.

55425 (Mall of America blog)

Mall of America Instagram


Recent Posts

Photography at the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

A little over a week ago, my parents flew to Minnesota to see my wife in a ballet performance. I took the Friday before the show off work; and on the recommendation of a friend, took my parents to the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. The Arboretum was recently named the top botanical garden in … Continue reading Photography at the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Watching the NFL Meat Being Made

In the third quarter of Thursday night’s matchup between the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears, Danny Trevathan delivered a dirty hit on a defenseless receiver, Davante Adams. Video of the collision is disturbing, as Adams’ mouthguard pops up above the collapsing players. What an idiotic, dangerous hit by Danny Trevathan. pic.twitter.com/cgBOkTooS1 — Brad … Continue reading Watching the NFL Meat Being Made

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