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Executive Leadership

Jim McNasby

General Counsel


Jim McNasby started with the Foundation on March 16, 2020. His team provides legal and compliance advice to the Foundation and its senior leadership.

Before joining MJFF, Jim served as Managing Director, Global Sales (2017-2020) and General Counsel (2007-2017), for Marsh LLC, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor. Prior to Marsh, Jim held various in-house legal positions at Kraft Foods (2004-2007) and Altria (1998-2004) in the US and abroad. He began private practice in New York at Davis Polk & Wardwell (1995-1998), after serving as a law clerk to the Chief Judge of the US District Court in Providence, Rhode Island.

Jim attended the University of Virginia (’91) and Harvard Law School (’94). He is currently a director for, Inc. He formerly served as a director of United Biscuits Group Investments, PLC, in the United Kingdom.

Jim was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in October 2000. He lives in New York City with his husband.

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