Public Advisors to the Investment Committee

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Michael K. Barry
Public Advisor to the Investment Committee

Term: July 1, 2016—June 30, 2019
Public Advisor since 2016

Michael K. Barry, CFA, is Chief Investment Officer for Georgetown University. In this position, he oversees the University’s management of investment portfolios, including the endowment and retirement plan. Mr. Barry manages an investment office with an experienced team of investment and operational support professionals.

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Stephen M. Kitsoulis
Public Advisor to the Investment Committee

Term: July 1, 2017—June 30, 2020
Public Advisor since 2017

Stephen M. Kitsoulis is Managing Director of Trading, Fixed Income and Currencies for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, a science philanthropy whose mission is to advance biomedical research and science education. Mr. Kitsoulis has direct responsibility for the Institute’s bond portfolio, currency management and hedging, and oversight of internal trading activity across all asset classes. He also works closely with the management team in constructing derivative overlays to manage fund risk. As a senior member of the department’s management team he sits on the internal Investment Committee.

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Monte Tarbox
Public Advisor to the Investment Committee

Term: July 1, 2018—June 30, 2021
Public Advisor since 2018

Monte Tarbox is the Executive Director, Investments for the National Electrical Benefit Fund (NEBF) which provides pension benefits to IBEW members and the electrical industry nation-wide. NEBF has over 500,000 participants, over 9,000 contributing employers and assets of $14 billion. At NEBF, he is responsible for the investment program, including asset allocation, investment policy and oversight of external investment managers. Mr. Tarbox has over 27 years of experience as an investment officer and advisor serving multi-employer pension funds and other institutional investors in the United States and Australia.