Investment Team

Joseph D. Andress
Associate – Investment Operations

Joseph Andress joined the Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust in 2018. His primary responsibilities include operational activities related to the private investments portfolio, audit support, and financial reporting. Mr. Andress earned his bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting from Auburn University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Travis K. Angevine
Managing Director of Public Markets

Travis Angevine joined the Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust in 2011. His primary responsibilities include developing, sourcing, and executing investment strategies for the Trust’s Public Markets portfolio, which includes Public Equity, Absolute Return, and Fixed Income asset classes. Mr. Angevine earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from Colgate University and his master’s degree in business administration from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Charlotte A. Chafin
Receptionist

Charlotte Chafin joined the Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust in 2018. Her primary responsibilities include managing incoming calls, welcoming visitors and performing various administrative duties.

Paige M. Ernst
Senior Associate – Investment Operations

Paige Ernst joined the Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust in 2017. Her primary responsibilities include conducting due diligence reviews of existing and potential asset managers and service providers. Ms. Ernst earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from The University of Tennessee. She is a Certified Public Accountant.

Jeffrey L. French
Managing Director of Public Markets

Jeff French joined the Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust in 2007. His primary responsibilities include developing, sourcing, and executing investment strategies for the Trust’s Public Markets portfolio, which includes Public Equity, Absolute Return, and Fixed Income asset classes. Mr. French earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics from Clemson University.

David D. Gonino
President and Chief Investment Officer

David Gonino joined the Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust in 2000. He provides leadership for all aspects of the Trust’s operations. Mr. Gonino is responsible for the investment management of the Trust as well as The Nemours Foundation endowment and pension assets, overseeing the asset allocation, portfolio management, risk management and manager selection activities. Mr. Gonino earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from the State University of New York at Albany and his master’s degree in business administration from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Holden B. Harrell
Senior Analyst

Holden Harrell joined the Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust in 2018. His primary responsibilities include market research, performance analysis, portfolio analytics, manager research, and due diligence related to the Public and Private Markets investment programs. Mr. Harrell earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in finance from Florida State University.

Holly J. Hensley
Executive Assistant to the Chief Investment Officer and the Private Markets team

Holly Hensley joined the Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust in 2009. Her primary responsibilities include maintaining schedules for the President and Chief Investment Officer and Private Markets team and performing various administrative functions. Ms. Hensley earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Rowan College of New Jersey.

Seth M. Heren
Senior Analyst

Seth Heren joined the Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust in 2017. His primary responsibilities include market research, performance analysis, portfolio analytics, manager research, and due diligence related to the Public and Private Markets investment programs. Mr. Heren earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration and his master’s degree in international business from the University of Florida.

Kimberly R. Hickey
Executive Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer and the Public Markets Team

Kimberly Hickey joined the Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust in 2018. Her primary responsibilities include maintaining the Operations and Public Markets teams’ schedules and performing various administrative functions.

Sean A. Kelly
Associate Director of Private Markets

Sean Kelly joined the Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust in 2014. His primary responsibilities include developing, sourcing and executing investment strategies in the areas of buyouts, growth equity, venture capital, real estate and natural resources. Mr. Kelly earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Virginia and his master’s degree in business administration from the University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Kimberly D. Price
Executive Assistant to the Trustees

Kimberly Price joined the Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust in 2003. Her primary responsibilities include managing the Trustees’ schedules and quarterly meetings and performing various administrative functions.

Kara P. Riley
Chief Operating Officer

Kara Riley joined the Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust in 2005. She is responsible for investment operations, operational due diligence, technology and systems, operational risk management, compliance, and other non-investment related business operations. Ms. Riley earned her bachelor’s degree in finance from The Catholic University of America.

Whitney A. Skoglund
Director – Investment Operations

Whitney Skoglund joined the Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust in 2007. Her primary responsibilities include leading the operations team in its administration and oversight of the Trust’s investments. She also manages the Trust’s financial reporting function. Ms. Skoglund earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Connecticut.

David H. Son
Managing Director of Private Markets

David Son joined the Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust in 2018. His primary responsibilities include developing, sourcing and executing investment strategies in the areas of buyouts, growth equity, venture capital, real estate and natural resources. Mr. Son earned his bachelor’s degree in physics from Harvard University and his master’s degree in business administration from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

 

Carmen R. Warner
Senior Associate – Investment Operations

Carmen Warner joined the Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust in 2011. Her primary responsibilities include portfolio administration, audit and tax support, and financial reporting. Ms. Warner earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Southeast Missouri State University and her master’s degree in taxation from the University of Central Florida.

Sean R. Warrington
Director of Private Markets

Sean Warrington joined the Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust in 2010. His primary responsibilities include developing, sourcing and executing investment strategies in the areas of buyouts, growth equity, venture capital, real estate and natural resources. Mr. Warrington earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Florida and his master’s degree in business administration from the Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.