Team Bios

Julie McVeigh, CFA, is a co-founder and the managing director of Fresh Pond Capital (a subsidiary of Reynders, McVeigh Capital Management). She has explored the morality and ethics of money in her professional and personal life. Through investing and volunteering, Julie has had a particular interest in sustainable agriculture, financial literacy, and social justice. Julie is active supporting local agriculture and children through her work with Waltham Fields Community Farm and The Food Project. She has collaborated with Resource Generation, a progressive organization working with young people to create social change. Her commitment to sustainability includes her involvement in the Slow Money Alliance and finding alternative, community investments. Before joining the investment field, Julie worked as an organizer for MASSPIRG and the Sierra Club. She graduated summa cum laude with honors from Bowdoin College with a double major in history and women's studies. She has two step-children and two young sons who attend The Waldorf School and whose escapades can be followed at www.finnmcveigh.blogspot.com.

Charlton Reynders, III, is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Reynders, McVeigh Capital Management, the parent company of Fresh Pond Capital. He has more than fifteen years of experience in investment management and social venture investing. He has structured and funded public/private partnerships which have brought more than $150 million in revenues to leading cultural institutions. His vision has helped create a number of critically acclaimed IMAX environmental films, including Whales, Dolphins, Bears, and Coral Reef Adventure. The latest film, Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk, will open worldwide in March, 2008. Chat is a graduate of Princeton University.

Patrick McVeigh, President of Reynders, McVeigh Capital Management, has over twenty-five years of experience in the socially responsible investment industry. He has served on the boards of SEED: The Haitian Community Loan Fund, the Social Investment Forum, and the San Jose Food Co-op. He graduated from Santa Clara University and was named the West Coast Athletic Conference's Scholar Athlete of the Year.

Carrie A. Endries Ph.D., Sr. Portfolio Manager & Director of Social Investments. Carrie brings more than 15 years of experience as a researcher, teacher, and investment professional to our socially progressive investment work. Carrie was most recently a Principal and Executive Committee Member at Lowell, Blake & Associates where she conducted global stock and bond research and advised directly on more than $250 million for individuals, families, non-profits, and foundations. Carrie has been a lecturer at Harvard in Latin American History and Literature and was a teaching consultant at the Bok Center for Teaching and Learning at Harvard. Carrie started her career as a technology researcher at Forrester Research in Cambridge. An avid volunteer, Carrie is the current board co-chair at Camp Starfish, a program for emotionally and behaviorally challenged kids. She has also served on boards in the microfinance field and is a current member of the Boston Economic Club. Carrie graduated magna cum laude from Bowdoin College and earned a PhD in Modern Latin American History from Harvard.

Ashley Lyons, Client Service and Planning Manager, supports planning and investment functions for both Fresh Pond Capital and Reynders, McVeigh. She graduated from Salem State College with a degree in education and business. Ashley holds a Certificate in Financial Planning from Boston University and is a notary public.

Maria Egan, MBA, Portfolio Manager & Social Investments Coordinator. Maria Arabatzis has a Bachelor's degree and a Master's of Business Administration from Clark University, where she was the co-founder and director of the Green Run 5k Road Race. Prior to joining Reynders, McVeigh she worked at Fallon Clinic and Escada USA.

Alexandria Biela, Administrative Coordinator. Alex has a bachelor's in finance with minor in Global Studies from Bentley University. Prior to joining Fresh Pond Capital, Alex worked at New York Life where she was licensed to sell Health Insurance, Accident Insurance, and Health or Sickness Insurance. She also has experience at Westfield Bank where she helped oversee the launch of the company’s new intranet site. Alex provides administrative support and resource organization.

Tiffany Brown, Portfolio Coordinator. Tiffany Brown has over ten years of experience in the non-profit sector. Prior to joining Fresh Pond Capital, Tiffany served as the Retreat Director at Resource Generation, where she organized national retreats aimed at educating wealthy, young individuals on the ways in which they can deepen the impact of their financial resources. Beyond Resource Generation, Tiffany served as Co-Director at YES!, Board member at Common Fire Foundation, and founding advisor to Kindle Project Foundation.

Tiffany graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz with a degree in Community Studies. While at UCSC, she cultivated a zest for social justice though her studies on race and racism in the US and an internship with the SE Regional NAACP in Atlanta, GA. Tiffany's passions include cooking, music, dancing and urban homesteading.

 


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