Tim Schut was raised on a farm near Chester, South Dakota. After graduating from Chester High School, Tim pursued a degree in Marketing at Northern State University. After college, Tim has worked as a collector, a business development analyst, an inbound call center manager, a Financial Advisor, and a Private Banking Manager. Tim currently serves as a commercial real estate agent with NAI Sioux Falls and as a residential real estate agent with Signature Realty out of Madison, South Dakota. In June of 2021, Tim was diagnosed with Primary Progressive Apraxia of Speech (PPAOS). Family relationships and support have been important to Tim to keep living his fullest life as his condition progresses.