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Mallory Dennis
Director - Member Strategy

Mallory Dennis joined TIFF in 2024 and serves as a Director in the Member Strategy Group. She works with member and prospective member organizations with strategy design, asset allocation, and investment policy consulting. In this role, she is responsible for delivering TIFF’s comprehensive investment management solution to organizations in support of their mission and objectives.

Prior to joining TIFF, Mallory was a Senior Investment Consultant at Vanguard advising nonprofits on customized investment solutions aligned with long-term goals. Before Vanguard, Mallory worked at SEI as a Client Portfolio Manager and Director of Nonprofit Strategic Advice. She was accountable for delivering SEI’s OCIO solution to nonprofit organizations. Her responsibilities included providing ongoing advice and analysis regarding investment strategy, portfolio construction, investment policy design, establishing governance policies, and monitoring risk management. Mallory measured all of this and their impacts upon organizational decisions and objectives.

Mallory has served the nonprofit OCIO industry for over a decade. She earned a BS in Finance from the University of Scranton. Mallory serves on the Board of Directors and Finance Committee for The Crossing, a three-time Grammy Award-winning professional chamber choir.

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Jim Russo, CFA
Director - Member Strategy

Jim Russo joined TIFF in 2023 and serves as a Director in the Member Strategy Group. He works with members to identify an asset allocation strategy that best matches their distinctive risk and return considerations. He further refines this through portfolio implementation to ensure that the TIFF strategies used in portfolios are aligned with each members investment objective and mission.

Prior to joining TIFF, Jim accumulated over 30 years of investment experience in the financial-services industry. At Crewcial Partners, he worked as an investment consultant, serving a wide range of not-for-profit clients. Before his consultant role, Jim held positions as a buy-side equity analyst and portfolio manager at Dreyfus, J.P. Morgan, and AllianceBernstein. In addition, he spent three years at the J.P. Morgan Private Bank as the Director of US Research on Third-Party Managers.

Jim received his BBA in Banking and Finance from Hofstra University and his MBA from New York University. Jim currently serves as the Treasurer for Residents Forward, a not-for-profit organization with a mission to unite and inspire residents to protect and advance the environmental sustainability of his local community.

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Alexander Barenboim
Client Portfolio Analyst - Member Strategy

Alexander Barenboim joined TIFF in 2023 and serves as a Client Portfolio Analyst in the Member Strategy Group. In this role, he manages project deliverables for both existing and potential clients, harnessing his expertise to understand TIFF’s investment capabilities, perform financial analysis, evaluate portfolio drivers, gather data, support research efforts, contribute to special projects, and collaborate closely with the Member Development team to advance client relationships and prospecting initiatives.

Alexander earned a BA in Finance from Bentley University and an MBA from the University’s McCallum Graduate School of Business.

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Caitlyn Bishop
Member Services

Caitlyn Bishop joined TIFF in 2022 and works on TIFF’s member services team. She focuses primarily on operational support for existing member organizations, she also provides outreach support for existing and prospective member organizations. Prior to joining TIFF, Ms. Bishop was an Onboarding and Account Transitions Admin with Vanguard National Trust Company. She holds a BSBA degree in Accounting from Bloomsburg University.

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Amy Paterson
Member Strategy

Amy Paterson joined TIFF in 2022 as the Digital Marketing Specialist. Her responsibilities include managing the organization’s digital space, overseeing all branding and marketing efforts, creating and communicating intellectual capital, developing content strategies, organizing industry conferences and virtual events, handling public relations, and managing social media and email marketing.

Prior to joining TIFF, Amy worked in several marketing positions at 3SI Security Systems, where she most recently served as Marketing Coordinator. In this role, Amy was responsible for the development and management of market strategies and assets, and the communications to drive business growth for the financial division.

Amy holds a BS in Marketing from Shippensburg University and is currently a member of WIN Philadelphia.

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