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Harold Charles Smith, American Private pension fund executive ( fin: finance service)private pension fund executive. Member New York Society Security Analysts, American Economics Association, Finance Analysts Federation, World and Trade.

Background

Smith, Harold Charles was born on January 11, 1934 in New York City. Son of Harold Elmore and Hedwig Agnes (Gronke) S. Bachelor cum laude with honors, UrsinusColl., 1955, Doctor of Divinity (honorary), 1993.

Education

Master of Business Administration, New York University, 1958. Master in Division, Union Theological Seminary, New York City, 1958. Doctor of Divinity Ursinus College, 1993, DHum (honorary), Springfield College, 1998.

CFA; ordained minister United Church of Christ, 1959. Vice president Young Men’s Christian Association Retirement Fund, Inc., New York City, 1958-1969, portfolio manager, 1960^, associate secretary, 1969-1977, vice president, 1977-1980, executive vice president, 1980-1982, president elect, 1982-1983, president, 1983^. Pastor 1st E&R Church, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1958-1988, Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 1988^.

Associate professor business and finance Long Island U., 1969-1971. Trustee Bank Mart, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1983-1991. Board directors Y Mutual Insurance Company, treasurer 1988^, United Church Residencies,1962-1965.

Trustee Young Women’s Christian Association Greater Bridgeport, 1975-1979, Pension Funds United Church of Christ, 1968^, Springfield College (Massachusetts), 1983^, Mutual Ins.Co., 1989. Vice president Cousins Investment, 1996. Board directors Young Men’s Christian Association Greater New York, 1983-1997, Bridgeport Area Foundation, 1989^, Ursinus College, Pennsylvania, 1994^, Council of Churches of Greater Bridgeport, 1995-1996, Silver Bay Christian Conference Center, 1997^.

Trustee United Church Foundation, 1968-1995, vice chairman, 1995-1998, chairman, 1998^. Board directors Cousins Investments.

Career

Vice president Young Men’s Christian Association Retirement Fund, Incorporated, New York York City, 1958-1969, portfolio manager, since 1960, associate secretary, 1969-1977, vice president, 1977-1980, executive vice president, 1980-1982, president elect, 1982-1983, president, 1983-2000. Associate professor business and finance Long Island University, 1969-1971. Trustee Bank Mart, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1983-1991.

Board directors Y Mutual Insurance Company, treasurer since 1988.

Achievements

  • Chartered Financial Analyst. Ordained minister United Church Christ, 1959.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Getting It All Together in Retirement, 1977.

Membership

Trustee Young Women’s Christian Association Greater Bridgeport, 1975—1979, Pension Funds United Church of Christ, 1968—2007, Springfield College, Massachusetts, 1983—2009, United Church Foundation, 1968—2009, vice chairman, 1995—1998, chairman, 1998—1999. Chairman board trustees New York State Young Men’s Christian Association. Board directors Springfield College, Massachusetts, since 1983.

Pastor 1st E&R Church, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1958—1988, Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 1988—2000, 1st Congressional Church, Union, New Jersey, 2001—2002, River Edge, 2002—2003, 2008—2009, Lordship Community Church, Stratford, Connecticut, 2006—2008, 1st Congregational Church, River Edge, New Jersey, 2008—2010. Treasurer United H. Homes of New Jersey Inc., since 2001. Executive council UCC, 2000—2007.

Board directors United Church Residencies, 1962—1965, Young Men’s Christian Association Greater New York, 2002—2004, 1983—1997, Bridgeport Area Foundation, 1989—2000, Ursinus College, Pennsylvania, since 1994, Council of Churches Greater Bridgeport, 1995—1996, Silver Bay Christian Conference Center, 1997—2003. Member American Economics Association, New York Society Security Analysts, Finance Analysts Federation, Masons, Order Eastern Star.

Connections

father:
Harold Elmore Bachelor

mother:
Hedwig Agnes (Gronke) S. Bachelor