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Jim Redwine

Vice President & COO

In March 2016, Jim Redwine joined the Harpeth Conservancy in a new senior position as Director of the Water Quality Protection and Sustainability Program. As of April 2017, Jim is now Vice President and COO.  Jim has over 30 years of experience as a corporate executive, and environmental and bankruptcy attorney. Jim’s work includes the General Motors bankruptcy, where he was responsible for all environmental functions in the largest industrial bankruptcy in US history. Involving over 100 sites, Jim achieved the then-largest environmental trust settlement in US history.

Jim received the 2011 American Bar Association Award for Excellence in Environmental, Energy, and Resources Stewardship for his work on the General Motors bankruptcy. Before that, he worked for twenty years as an attorney and executive in the environmental management industry, where his accomplishments include the largest insured remediation transaction yet closed. Jim received his B.A. magna cum laude from Harvard University and his J.D. from Vanderbilt University.

View the press release about Jim and his position here.

Jim was recently appointed a member of the Tennessee Water and Wastewater Financing Board.