Press Release: Wespath Benefits and Investments to Hold Listening Session

April 21, 2017


For Immediate Release

Contact: Colette Nies, Managing Director, Communications
(847) 866-4296 or

Glenview, IL—Wespath Benefits and Investments (Wespath) invites interested plan participants and other constituents to address the board of directors during a Listening Session on Friday, May 12, 2017 (9:00 a.m.) at the Hilton Chicago/Northbrook located at 2855 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Northbrook, Illinois 60062.

The Wespath board of directors’ Listening Session gives board members an opportunity to hear points of view related to the mission and work of the agency. Short 10-minute presentations provide the option to participate in person or by conference call, video/DVD to be played, or by mail/e-mail message to be read during the Listening Session at the discretion of the board chairperson. The Listening Sessions are held during the regularly scheduled board meetings in various jurisdictions during the year.

To place your name and topic on the agenda and for specific presentation requirements, please contact Colette Nies by April 28 at 1-800-269-2244 (extension 4296) or at


About Wespath Benefits and Investments
Wespath Benefits and Investments (Wespath) is a not-for-profit administrative agency of The United Methodist Church, with Church-authorized fiduciary responsibility for the benefit plans it administers and the assets it invests.

Prudent investment management decisions are an ongoing, long-term priority, supporting benefit plans for over 100,000 participants and approximately $21 billion in assets managed on their behalf, and for many United Methodist-affiliated endowments, foundations and other institutions.

Wespath is the largest reporting faith-based pension fund in the world and among the top 100 pension funds in the United States. Its sustainable investment activities are carried out by Wespath Investment Management, the agency’s investments division.



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