Meredith joins Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum as Vice President of Finance

. November 11, 2016

M. Branden Meredith of Easton, Md. has recently joined the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum as Vice President of Finance. Meredith is responsible for the implementation and management of finances, risk management, and human resources.

m-branden-meredithMeredith holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Salisbury University in Salisbury, Md. and brings more than 15 years of nonprofit accounting experience to the position. In his previous work in public accounting, Meredith focused on providing audit, tax, and consulting services to nonprofit organizations, government entities, employee benefit plans, and mid-sized for-profit companies, serving many nonprofit organizations throughout the mid-Shore.

An Eastern Shore native, Meredith has always been connected to the Chesapeake Bay, growing up hunting, fishing, and boating with family, and appreciates the Chesapeake Bay’s history and traditions.

“It feels natural to be a part of an organization that promotes the same appreciation and respect to my children and future generations,” commented Meredith. “I am looking forward to building upon the strong financial position and community relationships that CBMM has built over the last 50 years.”

Meredith also has nonprofit volunteer experience serving on Boards, coaching several local youth sports organizations, and volunteering with teacher parent teacher associations.

“CBMM is thrilled to welcome Branden as part of our leadership team,” said CBMM President Kristen Greenaway. “His nonprofit experience and interest in furthering the mission of our organization are sure to help CBMM in our efforts to preserve all that we cherish about the Chesapeake Bay.”

Established in 1965, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is a world-class maritime museum dedicated to preserving and exploring the history, environment, and people of the entire Chesapeake Bay, with the values of relevancy, authenticity, and stewardship guiding its mission. Serving nearly 70,000 guests each year, the museum’s campus includes a floating fleet of historic boats and 12 exhibition buildings, situated in a park-like, waterfront setting along the Miles River and St Michaels harbor.

From now through 2018, museum guests can see the log-hull restoration of the 1889 bugeye Edna E. Lockwood, with more information at ednalockwood.org. For more information about CBMM, visit cbmm.org

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