Chair / Board of Directors, Investment Committee

Edith Guffey

Ms. Edith Guffey has served the UCC for over 30 years. Ms. Guffey is currently the Conference Minister for the Kansas Oklahoma Conference, where she provides support for 60 churches in two states and works alongside the Board of Directors in financial leadership and development. She also serves on the …

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Member / Investment Committee

Dennis Bushe

Mr. Dennis Bushe was Managing Director and Chief Investment Risk Officer for Prudential Financial, where he was responsible for oversight and management of market, credit and country risks for Prudential’s $60 billion portfolios of proprietary invested assets. Mr. Bushe serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for RS …

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Ex-officio / Board of Directors

Rev. Cameron Barr

Rev. Cameron Barr is senior pastor of United Church of Chapel Hill, a bilingual and multicultural congregation in North Carolina. From 2021-2023, Rev. Barr is chair of the United Church of Christ Board, where he has served as vice-chair of the Investment and Endowment Committee and chair of the Finance …

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Board of Directors / Board of Directors

The Rev. Dr. Lynn L Bujnak

The Rev. Dr. Lynn L. Bujnak currently serves as the Conference Minister of Vermont Conference, United Church of Christ (UCC). Prior to this position, Dr. Bujnak held several positions both at the local and national settings, including serving as Associate Pastor at St. John’s UCC in Nazareth, PA, full-time Interim …

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Member / Board of Directors, Investment Committee

Dr. Jiakai Chen

Dr. Jiakai Chen is an Assistant Professor of Finance for the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. His current research interests include the interbank lending market, shadow banking system, and real estate finance. Dr. Chen is a CFA and currently serves on the CFA Society …

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Fran M. Coopersmith

Ms. Fran M. Coopersmith is a Senior Advisor and Director at Shepherd Kaplan. She works primarily with Endowment, Foundation, Retirement Plan, and High-Net-Worth clients. As a recognized authority on Social Investment issues, Fran has been an invited speaker on ESG and other current social and fiduciary investment topics. She has …

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Ex-officio / Board of Directors, Social Responsibility Committee

Rev. John Dorhauer

Rev. Dorhauer is an author and theologian, currently serves as ninth General Minister and President of the United Church of Christ. Before his election at the 30th General Synod in June 2015, Dorhauer was the Conference Minister of the Southwest Conference of the UCC, the regional body that provides support and …

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Member / Investment Committee

Douglas S. Hatfield

An active member of the UCC, Mr. Douglas Hatfield has practiced law since 1961 and has served the church as Trustee of the UCC New Hampshire Conference, President and Chairman of the Conference Board of Trustees, and member of the UCC’s Executive Council. As past President of the Hillsborough Chamber …

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Chair, Investment Committee / Board of Directors, Investment Committee

Lisa Hinds

Ms. Lisa Hinds is a senior vice president at EnTrust Permal, one of the world’s largest hedge fund investors. Prior to her current role, she led corporate development and client portfolio management for a distressed securities hedge fund. Ms. Hinds served in senior relationship management and institutional investment capacities at …

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Member / Investment Committee

Timothy Hachfeld

Mr. Timothy Hachfeld is a member of Eagle Harbor Congregational United Church of Christ in Bainbridge Island, Washington. With a degree in electrical engineering, Mr. Hachfeld is now pursuing a graduate degree. Having served eight years in the United States Navy as a submarine officer, Mr. Hachfeld resigned from the …

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