Tim Holcombe

Tim Holcombe has lived in Madison for coming up on two decades. He and his wife Sharon have two children and a grandchild on the way. 

Where did you go to school? 
Banks High School-Birmingham and the University of Montevallo-Delta Chi Fraternity.

What is your job title, and what does your work entail? 
I work as a marketing manager for SunDrop Bottling Company. I’m also the company’s primary key account representative, where I’m responsible for sales reporting and trade relations. 

How did you choose your job? 
I have been in the beverage business since 1977. I started with the Dr. Pepper Company then went to A&W Brands. I was an employee during the buyout by Cadbury, then I moved  to the Snapple Beverage Group. I traveled the Southeast for these companies, working with bottlers and distributors. I was offered the opportunity to relocate from Birmingham to Madison in 2003 and work for a small independent bottler organization.

What is your favorite place to visit in Madison?
Downtown Madison. We have many fond memories of Madison Street Festivals, installations of art works and other events. I was involved in downtown revitalization efforts while on the Madison City Council. 

What is your favorite Madison restaurant, and what do you like to order? 
Main Street Café – the spaghetti never fails!

Why do you love Madison? 
I love the people in Madison who are down to earth. I also love the involved citizenry.

Fast Five

  1. Favorite hobby: scuba diving
  2. Favorite food: Zaxby’s Zalads
  3. Goal or ambition: To retire comfortably and be happy 
  4. Church: Asbury UMC
  5. Something people might not know about me is: Everyone in my family – my wife, three sisters and three brothers-in-law were educators: teachers, coaches and principals.