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Nesa Joseph

Mr. Nesa Joseph is President and CEO of the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Greater St. Louis, Missouri and has held several leadership positions in hospitals and medical groups throughout the US and India for over 25 years. Before joining VNA, Mr. Joseph was responsible for the administrative operations including …

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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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The Rev. Gwendolyn V. Kirkland

A Certified Financial Planner®, the Rev. Gwendolyn V. Kirkland has worked as a Registered Investment Advisor and General Securities Principal and Managing Principal of Kirkland, Turnbo & Associates since 1994, after eight years with Dean Witter. A dynamic speaker, the Rev. Kirkland discussed the debt crisis on NBC Nightly News with Brian …

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Chair, Social Responsibility Committee / Board of Directors, Social Responsibility 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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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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Rev. Stephen R. Silver

Rev. Stephen Silver is the minister of the First Congregational Church of Lebanon, NH. He previously served as Affiliated Minister at Trinitarian Congregational Church in Concord, MA, and Chief Development and Stewardship Officer for the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts. Steve enjoyed two decades in educational advancement at leading institutions including …

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Darlene Sowell

Ms. Darlene Sowell is the President & CEO of Neighborhood Houses, a ministry of CHHSM in St. Louis that works with children and families through early childhood education, school age and teen programs. Prior to this position, Ms. Sowell worked for another CHHSM agency, Uhlich Children’s Advantage Network (UCAN), a …

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Bryan A. Thomas

Mr. Bryan A. Thomas currently serves as a Private Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley, where he leads a team of wealth strategists and other advisors in cultivating solutions for high net worth clientele and institutional clients. Prior to him joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Thomas worked as a Vice President – …

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Yvette Wynn

Ms. Yvette Wynn is a Regional Mortgage Sales Director at Morgan Stanley Private Bank NA and was previously a Senior Private Banker.  She serves as the Treasurer of the New York Conference.  Her prior UCC roles include serving on the board of the Metropolitan Association, chair of the committee on …

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Wade Zick

Mr. Wade Zick has spent over 25 years in youth and Outdoor Ministries leadership and currently serves as the Managing Director for Pilgrim Firs Camp and Conference Center in Port Orchard, WA. He received a BA in Religious Education from the Reformed Bible College and an MA in Education from …

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