Christian Brothers Services Announces the New Position and Hire of a Chief Investment Officer

Romeoville, Ill., July 10, 2017 - Christian Brothers Services (CBS) announced today the addition of a new position to its senior management team. Steve Sliwinski has assumed the role of Chief Investment Officer (CIO), with the primary responsibility of managing and overseeing CBS’s investment programs.

Sliwinski comes to CBS with more than a decade as an investment consultant to corporations, Catholic Dioceses, and other not-for-profit entities -- where he advised on all aspects of institutional investment programs. The CIO serves as a fiduciary and develops, implements and directs portfolio strategy and is the lead in-house advisor to the Christian Brothers Employee Retirement Plan (CBERP), Christian Brothers Risk Pooling Trust (CBRPT), Christian Brothers Employee Benefit Trust (CBEBT), Christian Brothers Religious Medical Trust (CBRMT), Christian Brothers Retirement Savings Plan (CBRSP), and the Christian Brothers Charitable Trust.

Sliwinski holds degrees in finance and economics from Illinois State University. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago. He also holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation and is a member of the CAIA Association.

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About Christian Brothers Services
Founded in 1960 and headquartered in Romeoville, Illinois, Christian Brothers Services is a nonprofit, Catholic organization that administers cooperative programs in the areas of health, retirement, property/casualty, and technology as well as financial, administrative and Catholic school consulting to church congregations, organizations and dioceses internationally.

About Catholic School Management
Founded in 1973, NCEA Financial Consulting Services focused exclusively on finance and development consulting services for Catholic school and diocesan administrators. In 1979 demand for a broader scope of services resulted in the creation of Catholic School Management (CSM). In 2014, Christian Brothers Services acquired CSM's growing operations, making CBS the national leader in consultative guidance for Catholic schools. CSM's team of experts represents more than 500 years of experience in the education field with a focus on strategy, planning and leadership.

About BMT
Founded in 1972 and headquartered in Tarrytown, New York, Brenner, McDonagh & Tortolani, Inc., BMT Management and Financial Consultants was acquired by Christian Brothers Services in 2017. Providing premier consulting services to 280 religious institutes and many sponsored ministries in need of assistance, BMT offers the management of daily operations, including accounting and financial management, benefits eligibility management, human resources, investment consulting and real estate planning and sustainability studies.


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