A Faith Community Non-Profit Foundation Serving The United Methodist Church: Eastern Pennsylvania, Peninsula-Delaware, and the Baltimore-Washington Conferences.
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.
President of the Board
Hockessin UMC, Hockessin, DE
Retired in 1999 as Treasurer of ICI Americas with responsibility for cash management, finance payroll, corporate accounting and investment of all company funds in benefit plans, including pension and 401K. For the last six years, worked as consultant with small consulting firm providing advice to large corporate and public pension and 401K plans on all aspects of investing funds in these plans.
Jamie serves as Chair of MAUMF’s Investment Committee and is Managing Director, Investments, at Wells Fargo Advisors. A graduate of Missouri Western State University, he is a member of both the National Center of Employee Owners and the National Employee Stock Ownership Plan Association.
Tammy serves as First Vice President, Investments. She also serves on MAUMF’s Executive Committee and the Membership Enrichment Team at Cedarville United Methodist Church. Currently employed at Janney Montgomery Scott, LLC, Tammy received her B.A. in Accounting, Marketing, and Business Administration from Alvernia College.
William has served as the Conference Treasurer in the Peninsula-Delaware Conference for 12 years. He also serves on MAUMF’s Personnel and Marketing Committees. Prior to joining the Conference, William spent 14 years in various accounting positions, including controller, at International Reading Associates. He received both his B.S., in Accounting, and his M.B.A. from the University of Delaware.
Lola brings over 18 years of experience in strategic business planning, marketing, and business management to MAUMF. She is the current President of Inspired Creations, a company that manufactures and retails Christian-themed luxury products, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Wharton Alumni Club and Prime Inc. She received her M.B.A. in General Management from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from Cornell University.
Employed at E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. for the last 21 years, Lawrence brings broad experience in market and product development, customer service, and team leadership to MAUMF. He is the Lay Leader and Adult Education Ministry Chair at Simpson United Methodist Church, Chair of the Wilmington District Board of Building and Relocation, and a member of the Board of Directors for the Methodist Action Program. He received his M.B.A. from Drexel University and an M.S. in Civil/Environmental Engineering from Howard University.
Kent serves on MAUMF’s Stewardship Committee. Now retired, he served as a pastor for 40 years, including 22 at First United Methodist Church (Lancaster, PA), and is President of the Sudan Rebirth Ministry Board; Treasurer of Have a Heart for Person in the Criminal Justice System; and a member of both the Anchorage Breakfast Program Board and the West District Board of Church Location and Building. Kent received his BA from Asbury University and his M. Div. and D. Min. degrees from Asbury Theological Seminary and Wesley Theological Seminary, respectively.
A Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA), Russ brings over 20 years of financial services experience to MAUMF.. Russ’s past roles include Senior Manger of Institutional Marketing with the Vanguard Institutional Asset Management Division; Institutional Relationship Manger with The Vanguard Group; and Vice President of The Monitor Group, a financial advisory firm. He is currently serving his second term on the Board of Directors for United Way of Chester County, PA, where he chairs the marketing subcommittee, and helps lead adult education financial ministry at Hopewell United Methodist Church.
Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, Frederick, MD
The CFO/Treasurer of the Baltimore-Washington Conference, Paul serves on MAUMF’s Investment and Executive Committees. He joined MAUMF after employment at Verizon Communications, where he was responsible for Fios capital/expense budgets and led several nationally-based reengineering initiatives; 11 years with Corning, Inc.; and seven years of service with the U.S. Navy Submarine Force. He is a member of the Mount Carmel United Methodist Church (Frederick, MD) and President of Rebuilding Together of Anne Arundel County. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, he also received advanced degrees from Old Dominion University and Johns Hopkins University
George serves on MAUMF’s Stewardship Committee. Employed as the Financial Secretary of Chevy Chase United Methodist Church, he received his BA in Economics from Wake Forest University and an MBA in Strategic Management from Pace University (NYC).