Timothy J. McClimon

Senior Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility

American Express and President, American Express Foundation


Timothy J. McClimon is President of the American Express Foundation and Senior Vice President for Corporate Social Responsibility, American Express, where he directs the company’s global philanthropy, sustainability and employee engagement programs. 

Prior to American Express, Tim was Executive Director of Second Stage Theatre in New York City.  He also served as the Executive Director of the AT&T Foundation where he directed AT&T’s global philanthropy and citizenship programs.  Prior to AT&T, Tim worked as a lawyer specializing in not-for-profit corporate law. He serves on the boards of Americans for the Arts, Independent Sector, Mark Morris Dance Group and Second Stage Theatre. Tim is an adjunct professor at New York University where he teaches graduate courses in arts management, and he is the lead faculty member for the Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility at Johns Hopkins University. He writes a weekly blog on corporate social responsibility, which can be found at www.americanexpress.com/csrnow.