NASHVILLE, Tenn. (January 30, 2023) – Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) has named Wade Munday as its new Director, Corporate Philanthropy and Social Impact. In this newly created position, he will be responsible for advancing and directing the strategy and execution of philanthropic and social programs at Bridgestone that align with the company’s mission and values, including sustainability, DE&I and stakeholder engagement. Munday will manage the operations of the Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund, corporate philanthropy, and workplace giving.
“Bridgestone remains committed to the communities where we move, live, work and play through our Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund, and the generous contributions and volunteer efforts of our teammates,” said Sara Correa, Chief Marketing Officer, Bridgestone Americas. “Philanthropy and social impact continue to play a crucial role in fulfilling the Bridgestone E8 Commitment as we continue our progress towards becoming a sustainable solutions company. Wade will be a tremendous asset to the company’s philanthropic initiatives and brings strong perspective and experience that can show how we are focused on What Really Matters,” added Correa.
Munday joins Bridgestone with 15 years of experience working with nonprofits, corporate trusts and government-affiliated organizations. In his most recent role, Munday served as Co-Director of The Addis Clinic, a nonprofit focused on extending access to healthcare in communities throughout Africa. A lifelong resident of Nashville, Munday earned a bachelor's degree from Trevecca Nazarene University and a master's degree from Vanderbilt University.