Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Wittmeyer to be interim director of Pension Plans for BBT.

Jay Wittmeyer has accepted the position of interim director of Pension Plans and Employee Financial Services for the Brethren Benefit Trust (BBT), as of Jan. 1, 2008. In his new position, he will serve on the Management Team of BBT.

Wittmeyer began working for BBT on Oct. 30, 2006, as manager of publications. In this role, he developed knowledge of the BBT Pension Plans through attending Investment Committee meetings of the board, and writing pension-related newsletters and other pension communications. He also has a strong interest in finance and investments.

He holds master's degrees in English and in conflict transformation with a focus on organizational development, and also has led workshops and has extensive experience in public speaking. Previously he served as assistant director of Lombard (Ill.) Mennonite Peace Center, and from 1996-99 worked for Mennonite Central Committee in Bangladesh as a community development officer, and from 2000-04 he served the MCC in Nepal as project director of a community health project, and as organization development facilitator at a hospital.

He currently is in the Training in Ministry program of the Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership, and has been licensed to the ministry by Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren in Elgin, Ill.

Source: 12/19/2007 Newsline

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