Timothy J. McClimon

American Express Foundation

Timothy J. McClimon is president of the American Express Foundation and vice president for Corporate Social Responsibility, American Express Company. In this role, he directs all of the American Express Company’s global social responsibility, philanthropy, and employee engagement programs. Timothy was previously executive director of Second Stage Theatre where he managed fundraising, marketing, public relations, production management, financial management, and board development. Timothy served as the executive director of the AT&T Foundation, where he directed AT&T’s global philanthropy and corporate citizenship programs. Before that, he was a lawyer at the firm of Webster & Sheffield. There, he specialized in not-for-profit corporate law. Timothy serves on the boards of several nonprofit organizations, including Americans for the Arts, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, and Second Stage Theatre. He is chairman of the Corporate Advisory Council of the American Red Cross. Timothy earned a bachelor’s degree in English, speech, and theater from Luther College and a master’s degree in counseling psychology from St. Cloud State University. He earned his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center.