FJC – A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds announced the appointment of Gary W. Finger and Amber M. Randolph to its Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2020. The Board provides critical governance and oversight functions to FJC, a public charity that provides total management of charitable giving and offers a diverse menu of philanthropic services, including Donor Advised Funds and fiscal sponsorships.
Gary W. Finger is currently a Senior Advisor in the Corporate Finance Group of Houlihan Lokey. He specializes in advising companies on public and private mergers and acquisitions transactions, particularly in activist shareholder situations. Mr. Finger has a distinguished career in the investment banking industry, having previously served with Morgan Stanley, EF Hutton, and Bear Stearns. Mr. Finger will serve on the Board’s investment committee, which sets policies for responsible management of FJC’s assets, including the selection of investment managers and the investment options available for Donor Advised Fund (DAF). He will also serve on the grants committee, which approves grants to charitable organizations that are recommended by FJC donors.
Amber M. Randolph currently serves as Senior Vice Chancellor for Administration, Economic Development and Chief Financial Officer of Rutgers University-Newark, with a portfolio that includes financial management and planning, campus planning and facilities, real estate, and the university’s engagement with the surrounding community. Prior to her position at Rutgers, she held positions at various institutions at the intersection of community development, impact investing, and the nonprofit sector, including Low Income Investment Fund, Primary Care Development Corporation, and Deutsche Bank’s Community Development Finance Group. Among other responsibilities, Amber will serve on the Board’s Fiscal Sponsorship Program Committee, which provides final approval of applications from nonprofit projects or organizations that are seeking fiscal sponsorship by FJC awaiting approval of their tax exempt 501(c)3 status from the Internal Revenue Service.