Timothy Corcoran, Executive Director
In January 2018, Timothy (Tim) M. Corcoran was appointed Executive Director by the New Motor Vehicle Board. Corcoran brings 20 years of automotive industry knowledge. Corcoran began his career in 1997 as an automotive technician at a new car dealership. In 2000, he joined the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) where he rose in the ranks from a Program Representative to a Program Manager who oversaw various enforcement, complaint mediation, case management, and consumer assistance programs. He served at the Department of Motor Vehicles in 2014 as the Chief of Occupational Licensing, before returning to BAR in 2017 as its Deputy Chief, where he oversaw all field office and enforcement operations. Through his experience with Occupational Licensing and with the BAR, Corcoran has become familiar with the mission of the Board and its important role in supporting a fair and competitive automotive marketplace in California.