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TBFA Holds Annual Investment Forum

TBFA Holds Annual Investment Forum

Point Clear, Alabama – On October 14, 2014, The Baptist Foundation of Alabama (TBFA) held its annual investment forum. Every year, TBFA invites the members of its Board of Directors as well as its investment managers to this informative, one day event.

Representatives from the following investment managers were in attendance:

Ceres Partners LLC
Courage Capital Management
Dimensional Fund Advisors
International Farming Corporation
Private Advisors, LLC
Reinhart Partners, Inc.
Resource Management Service, LLC
SSI Investment Management
Stonebridge Advisors LLC
Weaver C. Barksdale & Associates

To start the day, Barry Bledsoe, President of TBFA, welcomed the group and Nathan McCarthy, TBFA’s Investment Officer, provided an update on the Foundation’s investment management process.

The highlight of the event, however, was the annual investment roundtable, where each of the managers was invited to share their own unique perspective on the current climate in their respective marketplace, as well as compare thoughts the economy and investment landscape in general.

2014 Round Table

Barry Bledsoe said, “The annual investment forum is an event we look forward to every year. The insights and ideas generated from this event are always excellent, and this year was no exception. We would like to thank our investment managers for attending this year’s event and to their continuing dedication to helping us be good stewards of the assets generous Baptists have entrusted to us.”

The Baptist Foundation of Alabama (TBFA) was founded in 1940 to steward Christ-honoring gifts on behalf of generous Alabama Baptists for ministries in Alabama, around the United States, and across the world. TBFA is committed to assisting givers impact their favorite ministries in the largest possible way. Today, the Foundation administers over 250 million dollars of God’s money given by God’s people for God’s purposes. From providing estate planning services for churches and individuals, to managing financial resources effectively and efficiently, The Foundation is proud to play a vital role in helping share the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. TBFA is a Cooperative Program Agency of the Alabama Baptist State Convention