John W. Church, CFA

Director of Endowment and Foundation Impact Portfolio Management

Managing Director

John Church, CFA, is Glenmede’s Director of Endowment and Foundation Impact Portfolio Management. In this role, he provides investment advice and portfolio management for endowment, foundation and not-for-profit clients, particularly those with impact-aligned mandates. He is responsible for portfolio construction, sourcing impact-aligned investment strategies and implementing new technologies and best practices to help E&F clients achieve their mission. 

Prior to this role, Mr. Church served as a Portfolio Manager and provided investment advice for E&F and not-for-profit clients. Prior to that, he worked in Glenmede’s Manager Research Group, performing due diligence on equity, fixed income, hedge fund and other strategies. He is a voting member of Glenmede’s E&F Investment Committee. He sits on the E&F Operating Committee, and the Manager Research and Private Investment Committees.

Mr. Church received a Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude, in business from Skidmore College. 

Mr. Church is a Chartered Financial Analyst® charterholder and an active member of the CFA Society of Philadelphia. He is a Trustee for the Scattergood Foundation, Trustee and Treasurer for St. Mark’s Church in Philadelphia, an Investment Committee member for YMCA of Greater Brandywine, a member of the Haverford School Leadership Council, and Treasurer for the Orpheus Club of Philadelphia, the oldest men’s singing group of its kind in the country. Mr. Church is a nationally recognized speaker at industry conferences and events.


B.S., cum laude, Skidmore College 


CFA Society of Philadelphia
Haverford School
Orpheus Club
Scattergood Foundation
St. Marks Church
YMCA of Greater Brandywine