Budget/Finance Committee

The Budget/ Finance Committee (“Committee”) of the University System of Maryland Foundation, Inc. (Foundation) assists the Board of Directors (“Board”) in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities of Foundation financial policy and budget matters. This Committee reports to the Board on a regular basis regarding the overall financial status of the Foundation, including its budget and reserves.

In performing its duties, the Committee maintains effective working relationships with senior management of the Foundation and with other committees with responsibilities that impact the Foundation’s financial status and budget.


C. Emmerson Small, Chair
Wells Fargo Advisors LLC
Senior Vice President - Investments, Senior PIM Portfolio Manager

Charles W. Cole
Legg Mason Trust Company
Retired Chairman and CEO

William Couper
Bank of America, Mid-Atlantic Region
Retired President

B. Gary Dando
Ernst & Young, LLP
Retired Partner

Albert E. Girod
SSL Services
Founder and Managing Partner

Linda R. Gooden
Lockheed Martin
Retired Executive Vice President

Clifford M. Kendall
VSE Corporation

J. Mitchell Neitzey
EFO Capital Management, Inc.
President and Chief Investment Officer

Donald C. Scheeler
Resource Solutions, Inc.
Senior Partner

William R. Snyder
Alumni Association International

William T. Wood
Wood Law Offices, LLC

Bonnie B. Stein
Pamela Purcell, Staff
Leonard Raley, President
Thomas J. Sullivan (UMBF), Staff
Robert Page (USM), Staff
Peter Weiler (UMCPF), Staff

Timothy J. Adams
Quincy M. Crawford
Dena H. Gallagher
William B. GrantRoger W. Kent
Stephen A. Lazinsky
Sander Mednick
Jonathan Murray

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