Officers

Ward

Chair: Mr. Andrew Ward

Chief Investment Officer, The Boeing Company

Andrew Ward is the Chief Investment Officer of the Boeing Company. He is responsible for investing and managing all of the assets of the company’s employee benefit plans. Prior to this position, Mr. Ward was the Managing Director of Investment Strategy and Asset Allocation for the retirement plans of the Boeing Company. In that role, he had responsibility and oversight for allocating capital to investments and developing the corresponding investment strategies for Boeing’s $75 billion retirement plans. 

When Mr. Ward joined Boeing in 2002, he served as Director of Alternative Investments. In this role, Mr. Ward was responsible for $6.0 billion of investments in private equity, real estate, and hedge funds. Prior to Boeing, Mr. Ward worked at Aon Corporation from 1998-2002. Mr. Ward worked in the investment arm of Aon Corporation, Aon Advisors, managing the underwriting assets of Aon’s insurance subsidiaries. Mr. Ward had a particular emphasis on alternative investment assets (private equity, real estate, and hedge funds). Mr. Ward was a management consultant with A.T. Kearney practicing strategy and operational consulting from 1997-1998. 

Mr. Ward graduated with a B.S. in Marketing from Indiana University in 1992 and graduated with honors from the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business with concentrations in Finance and Economics in 1997. Mr. Ward also is a CFA Charterholder. Mr. Ward resides in Western Springs, Illinois with his wife, Kerry, and three children.

 

BrownVice Chair: Mr. Douglas Brown

Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Exelon

Douglas J. Brown joined Exelon Corporation as Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer in November 2009. As Chief Investment Officer, Brown leads a team of professionals responsible for managing all investment activities including pension funds, nuclear decommissioning trusts, defined contribution plans and other employee benefit trusts totaling $30 billion. He is a member of Exelon's Corporate Investment Committee, Risk Management Committee and is a member of the Exelon Foundation Board of Directors. In 2012, Brown was named Large Corporate Pension Manager of the Year by Institutional Investor. The award recognizes institutional investors whose innovative strategies and fiduciary savvy have resulted in impressive returns. 

Prior to joining Exelon, Brown was Chief Investment Officer at Chrysler LLC with responsibility for all asset management activities globally, including pension funds, defined contribution plans and other employee benefit trusts totaling $30 billion. Chrysler's $20 billion U.S. pension fund has been consistently among the top performing funds. Brown's career with Chrysler and its affiliates began in 1983. He was advanced to positions of increasing responsibility, including Treasurer for DaimlerChrysler Canada and Director, Corporate Finance and Capital Markets for DaimlerChrysler Corporation. He was a member of the Chrysler LLC Investment Committee and previously served on the DaimlerChrysler Investment Committees in the United States, Germany and Canada and on the Board of Directors and Investment Committee for the DaimlerChrysler Insurance Company. 

Brown is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago, The Committee on Investment of Employee Benefit Assets (CIEBA) and is Vice-Chairman of CIEBA's defined benefit subcommittee. Brown was born in Paterson, New Jersey and holds a B.A. degree in economics from Albion College and an MBA from the University of Detroit Mercy.

 

GrisiTreasurer: Ms. Jeanmarie Grisi

US Chief Investment Officer, Nokia

Ms. Grisi is CIO and President of the in-house asset management organization responsible for the investments of the Nokia, (formerly Alcatel-Lucent) pension and post-retirement benefit trusts totaling over $37 billion. She oversees a team of 30 in NJ, Boston, Munich and Paris. 

In 2013, Ms. Grisi was named one of aiCIO magazine’s Chief Investment Officer Power 100.  In 2014, Ms. Grisi was nominated by Institutional Investor for an inaugural Intelligence Award for Thought Leadership in the Investment Management Industry. In 2016, she received an Institutional Investor award for Excellence in Risk Management.

Ms. Grisi serves on the National Board of the Girl Scouts of the USA and chairs its investment subcommittee;  she is a Director of CMMB, an international health care service organization;  a Trustee of the Lucent Supplemental Healthcare Benefits Trust;  and a Director of Managed Funds Association.

Ms. Grisi is a mother to three grown men.  She and her husband live in New Jersey.

 

JaySecretary: Jay Vivian 

Jay Vivian is Secretary of CIEBA, a member of the Board of Directors, and does on-site 'real-time' surveys at CIEBA meetings. He has been a member of CIEBA since 1995, joined the Executive Committee in 2000, founded and chaired the Investment Committee in 2002, and became a Vice Chair of CIEBA in 2006.  He is the retired CIO and Managing Director of the IBM Retirement Funds, and serves on boards/committees of Alberta Investment Management Company, ICMA Retirement Corporation, United Way Worldwide, and Rebalance IRA.  He holds an AB in mathematics from Bowdoin College, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a CFA charter.

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