Enterprise Risk Must Be Incorporated Into Asset Allocation Discussions

During the 2015 NACUBO Conference, John Griffith, Hirtle Callaghan's Endowment Risk Manager, shared some insights about the current higher education landscape with NonProfit News. 

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John Griffith, CPA

John is an Endowment Risk Manager at Hirtle Callaghan.  He has over 28 years of higher education experience.  Prior to joining Hirtle Callaghan he was the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Bryn Mawr College.  As the Treasurer he oversaw an $850 million endowment, managed cash, issued debt, and was responsible for budgeting and strategy planning.  At Bryn Mawr he assisted in modernizing and diversifying the endowment.  During the recession Bryn Mawr was one of only a few colleges whose debt rating was upgraded.  Prior to Bryn Mawr John spent 15 years in various financial roles at the University of New Hampshire.  John started his Career at Coopers & Lybrand.  He earned a Masters in Finance from Bentley University and B.A. in Business Administration from the University of New Hampshire.

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