Tim Walch is a veteran in the financial industry, most recently working for JPMorgan where he served as Vice Chairman Private Banking. Tim has worked in Manhattan and New Orleans over his career.
While living in New Orleans, Tim joined a small group of individuals to start The Louisiana Children’s Museum, as Board Member and Officer; Tim participated in the adaptive reuse of the 30,000 square foot cotton warehouse that now hosts over 130,000 visitors per year. His interest in historic buildings continued with several other projects in New Orleans and more recently a restoration of a former eighteenth century Toll House in Northwestern Connecticut.
Tim has been recognized for his work with historic properties by the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development as well as by local governments and preservation groups.
His activities have also included development and importation of gourmet food products from Greece, participant and presenter at sustainable development conferences including a UN Summit on Sustainability, Board Member and Officer of The Economics Institute, Community Development Board participant and membership in the Foundation Board of a 500-bed regional hospital.
Tim was introduced to FED in 2012 and took a sabbatical to volunteer with the organization, assisting in the launch of the United Learning Center based in Phang Nga Province Thailand. With this experience he was energized to assist the Burmese people, especially those in need. Following time in Thailand he had the opportunity to visit with community activists in Myanmar (Burma) and travel within the country and region.