Jim Lynch

Jim is the Client Services Director for The Kim Group, Ltd. Jim joined The Kim Group in 2018.

Jim has been active in the not-for-profit sector for over 20 years. Jim started his career in major gift development for the healthcare and education industries before focusing his attention on community development, project management and not-for-profit leadership. Prior to joining The Kim Group, Jim served as the President of a member-based organization of local CEOs focused on the economic vitalty and success of Greater Peoria. Under his tenure, the organization saw strong membership growth, successful project completion rates, and an increase in community collaboration across the public and private sectors.

Joining The Kim Group, Ltd in 2018 was a natural choice for Jim, allowing him to leverage his background in client relations, project management and capital development. Additionally, Jim is anxious to reengage in projects that focus on community development.

Jim excels in providing excellent client service and support while championing a high-level comprehensive approach to project management and fulfillment.


  • Not-for-Profit Management
  • Major Gift Development
  • Project Management
  • Grant Writing


  • Knox College, Bachelor of Arts


  • Licensed Realtor, State of Illinois, 2019


  • CDFA - Council of Development Finance Agencies Member
  • Methodist College, Board