Membership Directory - Individual

Jeffrey Schoenfeld

Partner at Brown Brothers Harriman

About

Bio: Jeff joined Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH) in 1984 and today leads the firm's Institutional Investment Management client activities on a global basis for a range of products/services. Jeff is proud to be a visible role model who helps lead BBH's Diversity & Inclusion efforts and is the founding sponsor for the firm's LGBTQ Affinity Group, BBH Pride.

Jeff was named a Partner of the firm in 1996 and has served numerous investment roles during his 37-year BBH career, including Head of Fixed Income Management, Head of Asset Allocation and Chief Investment Officer. Today, he participates in various firm-wide oversight committees for Asset Allocation, Asset/Liability Management and BBH's volunteerism activities, BBH Cares.

Jeff is passionately involved in several philanthropic organizations. He is the Immediate Past President of UJA-Federation of New York, the largest local philanthropy in the world. Preceding his role as President, Jeff was the Co-Chair of UJA's Annual Campaign and the Chair of UJA's Caring Commission, overseeing human service and community building programs in New York, and 70 countries around the world. Today, he chairs UJA's Allocation Steering Committee, is a member of its Executive Committee, Finance Committee and Board of Directors.

Jeff currently serves as Chair of the Israel and Overseas Committee of the Jewish Federations of North America, helping to strategically guide global allocations for the North American Federation system. In this capacity, Jeff serves as a member of the Board of Governors of The Jewish Agency for Israel.

Jeff is a member of the Board of Directors of The Jewish Funders Network, joining other philanthropists to address critical societal challenges. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of amfAR, a leading cure-focused global HIV/AIDS research organization. Jeff serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the NPR Foundation, the country's leading provider of journalistic excellence and programmatic content for public radio and podcasts, and also serves as a member of the Graduate Executive Board at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, working to expand Wharton's impact as the foremost teaching, research, and experience-led business school in the world.

Jeff received his B.A. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley, and his MBA in Finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
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