Croatan Institute President speaks at Confluence Philanthropy

March 10, 2016

On March 10, Croatan Institute President and Senior Fellow Josh Humphreys presented at Confluence Philanthropy’s 6th Annual Practitioners Gathering in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Humphreys spoke on a panel titled, “Looking Beyond Next Quarter, Changing Our Thinking About Timelines and Return,” in which he focused on long-term investing and the problem of endowments. The panel also included William Page, portfolio manager of the Global Environmental Opportunities Strategy (GEOS), at Essex Investment Management Company, LLC and Nancy Pfund, Managing Partner at DBL Partners. Molly Betournay of Pathstone Federal Street moderated the discussion.

More information about the panel can be found at

For more information about Croatan Institute’s work on endowments, please visit the Institutional Accountability program page.

Joshua Humphreys can be reached for comment at josh [at]