James Munch: Chief Financial Officer

James Munch

Nashville, TN – James Munch has joined The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee as Chief Financial Officer. He brings more than 30 years of experience in finance and accounting to this role, including in the nonprofit sector and in retail and manufacturing.

Most recently, as Vice President of Finance for the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM), Munch was responsible for providing leadership and direction in rebuilding NMAAM’s accounting department. Previously, as Vice President of Finance & Administration for the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois, Munch had oversight of nearly 500 funds with an investment portfolio in excess of $130 million.

Created by a group of civic leaders in 1991, The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (CFMT) was founded on the belief that a foundation for the community could play a vital role in identifying and supporting critical needs. CFMT serves the 40 counties of Middle Tennessee and three counties in Southern Kentucky.

Over the years, thousands of individuals, families, and companies have partnered with CFMT to find ways to contribute and achieve their personal philanthropic goals. Today, The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee oversees nearly 1,500 funds serving the broadest range of needs and has received more than $1.4 billion in cumulative contributions.

The generosity of its donors and contributors, who trust in CFMT’s philanthropic leadership to invest funds wisely for the benefit of the region, has made possible The Community Foundation’s grantmaking of more than $1.1 billion to community programs and institutions. For more information, visit https://www.cfmt.org/