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The responsibility for managing the investment portfolio is vested in the Community Foundation’s Board of Directors through the Investment Committee. This committee works closely with professional staff and investment advisors to set policy, establish performance benchmarks and continually monitor the performance of the Community Foundation’s portfolio against these policies and benchmarks. The investment committee meets regularly with the Community Foundation’s investment consultant to discuss performance and investment strategies, and review managers.

2024 Investment Committee

Christine Casey, Chair
Private Wealth Asset Management
Founding Partner

Ray Brown
ESCO Group
Chief Executive Officer/Shareholder

Jim Haddad
Yellow Book USA
Retired CFO

Diana Ledford
Fore Fold Ventures
President & CEO

Julie Nosek
Aegon Asset Management
Manager, Financial Analysis

Mike Sheeley
UFG Insurance
Chief Marketing Officer

Craig Smith
Mount Vernon Bank & Trust Company
Executive Vice President/CFO

Blake Wilkinson
MidWestOne Wealth Management
First Vice President, Trust Services

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