Meet Tim Funke
How long have you worked at EC?
What do you like about working at EC? (Company and vehicles)
Talented and positive Crew
Knowledge and humble leadership
Most amazing vehicle I’ve ever seen
What experience do you bring to EC?
17 yrs. master automotive mechanic
Strong knowledge, understanding, and passion for overlanding.
What are your hopes for the industry?
The adventure travel becomes a staple in every person’s life or permanent lifestyle, paved roads are a waste of taxpayers money.
What do you hope to accomplish at EC?
To continue to produce the best overland vehicle in the world. Grow with the company and make it the best adventure business in the world!
Where were you born and raised?
What is your dream vehicle?
My Land Cruiser (when it’s complete for off-grid)
What activities do you do in your spare time?
Exploring the forest and mountains.
What is your dream travel location?
Banff, AB to Deadhorse, AK
What is your spirit animal?
If you had a superpower what would it be?
What would you buy if you won the lottery?
My parent’s retirement
What was the last book you read?
Into The Wild
If you could only eat and drink 1 item for the rest of your life what would it be?
Pizza and pizza
If you could switch lives with a cartoon character who would it be?
What scares you the most?
What is the craziest thing you have ever done?
Hiked 16 hours over 5 Adirondack High Peaks for New Year’s 2009. Then slept 16 hours in a sub-freezing temperature later to achieve ADK 46er status.