Corporate Advisory Committee
NCTR recognizes the significant value of its Associate Member organizations helping to sustain many of its core activities through payment of annual dues and sponsorship of many NCTR events. It is further recognized that there should be a vehicle for Associate Member organizations to provide advice and counsel to NCTR’s governance process. The Corporate Advisory Committee was established to facilitate attainment of this objective.
The Corporate Advisory Committee shall be comprised of 20 Associate Member organizations. These organizations should reflect the broad diversity of type and size of NCTR’s Associate Members. Membership on the Corporate Advisory Committee belongs to the organization.
Term of Office:
Each organization shall be invited to serve a three (3) calendar-year term. Terms will be staggered. No organization shall serve more than two (2) consecutive terms unless approved by a vote of the Executive Committee. It shall be each organization’s responsibility to designate a representative to serve on the Corporate Advisory Committee and may replace such representative at the organization’s discretion.
The current NCTR President shall nominate Associate Member organizations to fill expired and/or vacant terms on the Corporate Advisory Committee, subject to the approval of the Executive Committee.
Criteria to be considered for appointment:
- Involvement/Participation: Organizations should be appointed to and retained on the Corporate Advisory Committee on the basis of professional integrity and involvement in supporting the goals of NCTR. Organizations should be chosen on the basis of their record as members of the association and their involvement with the public retirement profession.
- Size and Type of Firm: The Corporate Advisory Committee should represent the wide variety of sizes and types of Associate Member organizations.
- Diversity: The composition of the Corporate Advisory Committee should reflect NCTR’s goal to have a diverse mix actively involved in all aspects of the organization.
As stated under “Purpose,” the members of the Corporate Advisory Committee shall provide advice and counsel to NCTR’s governance process. In addition, members shall plan to participate in NCTR’s Spring Executive Committee meeting and serve as co-hosts of the Past Presidents’ Dinner at the Annual Conference. They may also be invited to participate in other NCTR events during the year.
Each member of the Corporate Advisory Committee will pay a bundled fee to serve as members, which will be determined annually by the NCTR Executive Committee. The fee may cover, but is not limited to:
- Co-sponsorship of the Spring Executive Committee Meeting
- Co-sponsorship of the Past Presidents’ Dinner
- Co-sponsorship of an Annual Conference Keynote Speaker
Corporate Advisory Committee Members
Serving through 2017
Adams Street Partners
Steve Wilde, CFA and Partner
Cavanaugh Macdonald LLC
Todd B. Green, Principal and Consulting Actuary
HarbourVest Partners, LLC
Edward Powers, Managing Director
Lord Abbett & Co., LLC
Nicholas Johnston, Director, Institutional Investor Services
James White, Business Development
Serving through 2018
Baillie Gifford International LLC
William Pacula, Director of Marketing
BNY Mellon Investment Management
Clarissa A. Smith, Director of Sales and Marketing, Public Funds
Dyice Ellis-Beckham, Managing Director, Public Funds
Cameron A. Lochhead, Managing Director
Direct: (973) 367-5335; Cell: (973) 204-0629
UBS Global Asset Management
Tracey Monroe, Executive Director, Client Advisor
Phone: (213) 400-9915
Serving through 2019
Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP
Tony Gelderman, Counsel
National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts
Meredith Despins, Senior Vice President, Investment Affairs & Investor Education
The Capital Group Companies
Michael Bowman, Sr. Vice President
Serving through 2020
Alfred Campos, Director, National Retired Teachers Association
Baring Asset Management
Pamela McKoin, Business Development
Ice Miller LLP
Mary Beth Braitman, Partner
Progress Investment Management Company, LLC
Thurman V. White, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer
The Segal Company
Kim Nicholl, Sr. Vice President