Tim Lemke

Tim Lemke is the Investing for Beginners expert for Dotdash and has been writing about business, personal finance and investing for more than 20 years. Tim spent more than 10 years as a business reporter for several major publications and served as a content manager for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation in Washington, D.C. 

Tim is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, where he majored in journalism and American Studies. 


Tim began his career as a business journalist, covering a wide range of issues including technology, the defense industry, sports business, and real estate. He has written extensively about earnings, mergers and acquisitions, and the stock performance of major corporations.

Publications include The Washington Times, Washington Business Journal, The (Maryland) Daily Record, Wise Bread, and Patch. 

From 2013 to 2017, he was the Manager of Digital Content for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the non-profit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. While there, he wrote about emerging business issues and handled a variety of communications tasks, including social media, web content, and email marketing. Tim has also served as a marketing copywriter for the HR Certification Institute and many other clients. 

Tim Lemke