D. Ellen Shuman

Co-Founder at Edgehill Endowment Partners LLC

D. Ellen Shuman

D. Ellen Shuman

Co-Founder at Edgehill Endowment Partners LLC

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Edgehill Endowment Partners LLC
Carnegie Corp. of New York

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3137

Number of Boards

14

Birthday

1955

Age

66

Number of Awards

1

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Chief Executive Officer at JBG SMITH Properties

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President at MIT Investment Management Co.

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Director-Investments Office at Yale University

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Executive Officer at JBG Smith Properties LP

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Analyst at Deutsche Bank AG (Broker)

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Founder at Adeft Capital

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Founder at 10square

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Chief Executive Officer at Alexander's Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Freddie Mac

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President at JBG/Fund VIII Trust

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D. Ellen Shuman
Co-Founder at Edgehill Endowment Partners LLC
Education
B.A. in Art History, magna cum laude
Career History
Co-Founder
2013 - 2020

Edgehill invests with firms buying assets at a discount to intrinsic value. The frim employs a multi-manager investment approach, where each client’s account assets are invested in investment funds or separately managed accounts, which are managed by investment managers. The firm selects active investment managers that they believe will generate long-term performance that is superior to a passive alternative. They focus on fundamentally driven strategies and managers where informational, analytical, and structural edges are substantial.

Founder
1999 - 2011

Andrew Carnegie envisioned Carnegie Corporation as a foundation that would “promote the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and understanding.” In keeping with this mandate, our work incorporates an affirmation of our historic role as an education foundation but also honors Andrew Carnegie's passion for international peace and the health of our democracy. While Mr. Carnegie’s primary aim was to benefit the people of the United States, he later determined to use a portion of the funds for members of the British overseas Commonwealth. Currently, this area of our grantmaking focuses on selected countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Real and permanent good in this world Mr. Carnegie dedicated his foundation to the goal of doing “real and permanent good in this world” and deemed that its efforts should create “ladders on which the aspiring can rise.” In our current-day grantmaking we continue to carry out this mission through programs and initiatives that address today’s problems by drawing on the best ideas and cutting-edge strategies that draw strength from deep knowledge and scholarship. History guides us and the present informs us, but our work looks always toward the future. In perpetuity Mr. Carnegie served as the Corporation’s first president. His intention, clearly spelled out in his Deed of Gift, was for the foundation to carry out its philanthropic work in perpetuity, so that “even after I pass away the [wealth] that came to me to administer as a sacred trust for the good of my fellow men is to continue to benefit humanity for generations untold…” Responding to changing needs At the time of its creation, Andrew Carnegie’s vision for the work of the Corporation was unique in that he understood that as the decades passed, the issues of his day would be incorporated into or supplanted by concerns that more immediately affected future generations. Planning for that certainty, he wrote, “Conditions upon the [earth] inevitably change; hence, no wise man will bind Trustees forever to certain paths, causes or institutions.” Therefore, he gave his trustees “…full authority to change policies or causes hitherto aided, from time to time, when this, in their opinion, has become necessary or desirable. They shall best conform to my wishes by using their own judgment.” Scientific philanthropy Through nearly one hundred years of grantmaking, the Corporation has applied what Andrew Carnegie called the principles of “scientific philanthropy” to changing times while always working in harmony with the historical mission and legacy of the foundation. Our unremitting efforts remain focused on the two issues that Andrew Carnegie considered of paramount importance: international peace and the advancement of education and knowledge.

Lecturer
1994 - 1998

The Yale School of Management is the graduate business school of Yale University and is located on Hillhouse Avenue in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. The School awards the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Advanced Management (MAM), and Ph.D. degrees. As of April 2012, 475 students were enrolled in its MBA program, 33 in the MBA for Executives program, and 33 in the PhD program.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2004 - Prior
Member, Pension Advisory Committee
Prior
Political Donations
Awards & Honors
1992
CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst)
Events
Speaker
Darden, TN
6th Annual University of Virginia Investing Conference

Five years after the financial bubble burst, politics and policy shape the industry more than ever before. With the stroke of a pen, regulators can change the global investing landscape, making it difficult to predict what's next in macroeconomics. While keeping an eye on broad, macro issues, the 6th annual University of Virginia Investing Conference (UVIC) will add micro insights to inform actionable strategies for asset allocation, investment selection and risk management. Industry experts from around the world, hosted by Darden's top-ranked faculty, will also probe innovations and ideas that could lead to the next big thing - and the next big investment opportunity.

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