Member / 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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Ex-Officio / Board of Directors

Julia Gaughan

Julia Gaughan is an authorized minister serving Peace UCC in Alma, Kansas, and a member-in-discernment with Plymouth Congregational in Lawrence, Kansas. Julia obtained her Bachelor’s degree in American Studies and her J.D. from the University of Kansas. She is currently pursuing her M. Div. with Phillips Theological Seminary. In addition …

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Vice-Chair / Board of Directors, Investment Committee

Lisa Hinds

Lisa Hinds (she/her/hers), Chair of the UCF Investment Committee, is a Managing Director at Xponance Inc., a multi-strategy institutional investment manager, where she leads Client Engagement and Sustainable Strategies. Prior to Xponance, Ms. Hinds managed the endowment and foundation channel for EnTrust Global, where she was responsible for building bespoke …

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Member / Investment Committee

Bill Lee, CFA

Bill Lee is a highly accomplished Chief Investment Officer renowned for his exceptional contributions to large not-for-profit foundations and pension plans over the past two decades. With a strong track record of success, he has established an $11 billion custom mutual fund family and overseen mutual fund board operations dedicated …

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Member / Board of Directors, Sustainable and Responsible Investing Committee

Connie L. Lindsey

Ms. Connie L. Lindsey is Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Diversity & Inclusion at Northern Trust, Chicago. She also provides oversight and leadership to the firm’s response to environmental matters as well as social issues. She has held several leadership roles during her career …

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Chair / Board of Directors, Investment Committee, Sustainable and Responsible Investing Committee

The Rev. Penny Lowes

Since her ordination in 1999, the Rev. Penny Lowes has served as the Associate Pastor for the First Congregational UCC in Rochester and as Senior Pastor at the Congregational Church of Birmingham UCC in Bloomfield Hills, MI. The Rev. Lowes received a BA in Education from Bowling Green State University …

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Member / Board of Directors, Sustainable and Responsible Investing Committee

David Misemer

Among his numerous positions on non-profit boards, Mr. Misemer currently serves as President of the Board of Directors for the Interfaith Action Foundation. This Minnesota-based organization engages congregations and people from diverse faith traditions in building stability and economic mobility for families in the St. Paul area. Prior to this, …

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Member / Board of Directors

William P. Morgan

Mr. William P. Morgan is a CPA with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from Cleveland State University and an Executive Master’s degree in Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University. Mr. Morgan was the CFO for the UCC National Offices for six years and has held the position …

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Secretary / Board of Directors

Darlene Sowell

Ms. Darlene Sowell is the President & CEO of Unleashing Potential, a CHHSM ministry in St. Louis, Missouri. Its mission is to close the opportunity gap of all children regardless of their race or economic circumstance. This is accomplished through early childhood education, school age and youth development programs. A …

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