Board of Directors

Our Governing Board of Directors is comprised of both Clergy and Laity members of the United Methodist Church with representatives from the Eastern Pennsylvania, Peninsula-Delaware, and Baltimore-Washington Annual Conferences. All Board members are appointed to serve a four-year term with an option to serve two additional four-year terms. Annual Conference Treasurers are considered permanent members of the Board. Permanent committees of the Board include the Executive, Investment, Personnel, Marketing, Stewardship and Audit committees. The Members (i.e., shareholders) of our corporation are each Annual Conference’s Council on Finance and Administration.
Thomas Black

Thomas Black

President of the Board

Karin Walker pic (2)

Rev Dr Karin Walker

Vice President

Tammy Bowman

Tammy Bowman


James Brown



Paul J. Eichelberger

Paul J Eichelberger

Assistant Treasurer

William Westbrook

William Westbrook

Assistant Treasurer

James Waldren

Jamie M Waldren

Chair, Investment Committee

A. David Argo

Barry Crozier


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Dan Hepner

Sharon Herrmann

Marsha Johnson

Marsha Johnson

George Monk, Jr.

George Monk, Jr

Lawrence Pelham

Lawrence Pelham

John Ridgeway


Barbara Rutt

Barbara Rutt

Clarence White

Clarence White

Louise Hutchinson, Esquire CCIP/US

Happy To Serve

“I have had the privilege of serving on the Board of the MAUMF for over 12 years, chairing the Board for all but 2 of those years. I am very proud of the work this organization has done and continues to do in preserving and growing funds of the local churches that they have and will continue to use for vital ministry programs and in our helping to educate pastors and lay leaders on best practices in stewardship and generosity. I am also honored to have been associated with the outstanding Christian men and women who have and are serving on the Board and staff of the MAUMF. These associations have helped me to grow in my own Christian faith. Serving has truly been a rewarding experience, both in seeing the results of what we do and how it has affected me personally.”

Tom Black, President


About Us

The Mid-Atlantic United Methodist Foundation (MAUMF) is a tax-exempt  nonprofit formed to serve three conferences of the United Methodist Church: Eastern Pennsylvania, PeninsulaDelaware, and the BaltimoreWashington Conferences.

Together, these conferences include 392,000 United Methodists and 1,500 churches.

Since the merging of foundations in 2010, MAUMF has steadily grown assets under management. Today, MAUMF is approaching one hundred million in assets invested on behalf of the churches within the conferences we serve.

Half of MAUMF’s fees pays its investment managers, and the other half is re-invested in our mission of helping churches thrive. As assets under management grow, MAUMF has offered more classes, more speakers who visit churches to energize stewardship, and more free financial consulting for our conference churches.

MAUMF partners with Fulton Financial Advisors to administer a family of funds developed exclusively for MAUMF. This allows our financial managers to diversify across a broad spectrum of asset classes and categories.

Money is a vital ministry tool. MAUMF helps churches develop a culture of generous giving. We then help make the most of those assets to help each church advance its ministries – within congregations, across communities, and around the world.

Areas Served

Financial Advisors

Fulton Financial Advisors

MAUMF has selected Fulton Financial Advisors, a $5.1 billion firm offering a broad array of financial products and trust and retirement services, for its recordkeeping and financial services. With over 100 years of combined investment management experience throughout our market areas, Fulton provides the highest quality services available today. Based in Lancaster, PA, Fulton operates through affiliates of Fulton Financial Corporation and maintains regional offices in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, and Virginia.

In addition to Fulton, MAUMF has selected a number of additional investment advisors to support the diversification of and maximize the returns of its investments.

Counsel and Consultants


Louise Hutchinson, Esquire CIPP/US

Bybel Rutledge LLP Louise Hutchinson is legal counsel to MAUMF. As a partner in private practice, she advises organizations on commercial legal matters and often operates in a general counsel role. Her experience includes counselor to religious and other nonprofit organizations, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary to a connector manufacturer, FDIC attorney and nonprofit board member, officer and volunteer. A graduate of Bucknell University and Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where she was a member of the Law Review, Louise was raised in First UMC in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. Having practiced law in Philadelphia, Valley Forge and Harrisburg, she resides in the Hershey area where she is a member of Grace United Methodist Church.

Planned Giving and Major Gift Services


Crescendo Interactive

MAUMF has selected Crescendo Interactive, a company founded in 1984 and based in Camarillo, CA, to provide its planned giving and major gift services. Visit MAUMF's giving and gift website here.

Fiduciary Consultant

Hardy Reed


The Cyphers Agency

The Cyphers Agency

MAUMF has partnered with the Cyphers agency, an integrated marketing firm founded in 1989 and headquartered in Annapolis, MD, to promote its products and services.

Recording Studio and Video Editing Services

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Uncommon Individual Foundation