Tim Mroz

Senior Vice President, Community Development

Tim Mroz is the is the Senior Vice President of Community Development for The Right Place. In his current role, he leads The Right Place’s place-based strategy and work. Focusing on community development pillars such as smart growth planning, infrastructure & transportation, community leadership & engagement, placemaking, transformational site redevelopment and more; Tim works to ensure Greater Grand Rapids is a region of choice, where people choose to visit, locate, and prosper.

Past Experience

Tim joined The Right Place in 2008, bringing with him over 14 years of marketing communications and public relations experience. He served as Vice President of Marketing and Communications for over 10 years before transitioning into his role as Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, and eventually to his current role of Senior Vice President of Community Development. He has worked for a diverse group of companies ranging from Fortune 500 enterprises to locally based non-profit organizations. He has experience working for a wide variety of industries, including office furniture, software development, training services, commercial printing and photography.

Community Involvement

  • Board of Directors of the John Ball Zoo
  • Hello West Michigan Board of Directors


  • Bachelor of Arts, Communications and Media Studies | Grand Valley State University