Tim Seneff


Timothy J. (Tim) Seneff currently serves as the president of the NCF Orlando (NCFO). Tim previously served as president of Orlando-based CNL Financial Group (CNL), a leading private investment management firm providing global real estate and alternative investments. During Tim’s 15-year career at CNL, he led teams that raised over $10 billion of capital and worked to maximize the effectiveness of the company’s capital markets, real estate and private equity platforms while serving on the company’s Executive Committee and Operating Committee.

Tim’s extensive experience working in strategic planning, wealth management and philanthropy, within a family business context, enhances his ability to serve business owners in clarifying their family purpose and giving strategy. Since relaunching the NCFO office in 2012, Tim and his team have helped catalyze over $200 M of cumulative giving from the Central Florida community while launching several other generosity-related ventures.

Tim received his bachelor’s degree in history from Wheaton College in Illinois. He has an MBA from the Crummer Graduate School at Rollins College, where he was recognized with the John C. Myers Leadership Award, and has completed executive education courses at Harvard Business School and The Wharton School.

Tim currently enjoys serving on a number of local, national and international for-profit and non-profit boards and lives in Orlando with his wife, Michelle, and their five children ranging from ages nine to 19. He and his family have traveled extensively, living in both the U.K. and Australia.