Committee Members (voting members)
Chair: Rich Tutino
Vice Chair: Phill Gross
Ex-Officio (non-voting members)
Heather McPhie Watanabe, Athlete representative
Thomas Weisel Partners
Jeffrey Bergholt, Managing Director, Private Client Dept.
U.S. Ski & Snowboard Staff
The mandate of the committee is to manage the corpus of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard endowment to maximize profitability and minimize risk. To review quarterly results, refine the investment policies of U.S. Ski & Snowboard, review and recommend the hire and retention of investment managers as recommended by the fund manager (Thomas Weisel Partners), and recommend investments on behalf of U.S. Ski & Snowboard and its affiliates.
Committee members are selected based on their knowledge of finance and investment strategies. The investment committee is composed of a minimum of six members of U.S. Ski & Snowboard selected by the Chairman of the Board and designated as voting members of the Committee. The U.S. Ski & Snowboard Chair is an ex-officio member of the Committee and may vote on committee matters. There is no limit placed on the number of ex-officio, non-voting members of the committee.
- Revised 10/25/18