Meet Our Team

Green Century Capital Management Executive Team

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Leslie Samuelrich

  • President, Green Century Capital Management
  • Member, Board of Directors, Green Century Capital Management

Ms. Samuelrich leads Green Century Capital Management, focusing on the firm’s current and emerging investment strategies, business development, and impact investing program. She is a frequent speaker on impact, gender-lens, and environmentally sustainable investing. Prior to joining Green Century, Ms. Samuelrich served as the Chief of Staff at Corporate Accountability International and Executive Director of Green Corps. Leslie earned a BA in economics from Boston College and currently serves on the Board of Directors for US SIF, the membership association for professionals, firms, institutions and organizations engaged in sustainable, responsible, and impact investing, as well as the Advisory Board of the Intentional Endowments Network.

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Kristina Curtis

  • President and Treasurer, Green Century Funds
  • Senior Vice President, Green Century Capital Management
  • Member, Board of Directors, Green Century Capital Management

Ms. Curtis has overseen the operations, administration and finances for the Green Century Funds since the organization’s founding in 1991. She is also responsible for supervising the Funds’ investment managers and service providers. Prior to her employment with Green Century, Ms. Curtis served as the Finance Director for several affiliated non-profit consumer and environmental advocacy organizations and as an organizer and program director for community and civil rights organizations in Virginia and North Carolina. She earned her BA at Brown University and her MBA at the Yale University School of Management.

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Amy F. Puffer

  • Chief Compliance Officer, Green Century Funds
  • Chief Compliance Officer, Green Century Capital Management
  • Member, Board of Directors, Green Century Capital Management

Ms. Puffer oversees the compliance function for Green Century and the Green Century Funds. She has worked in the mutual fund industry for over 30 years since earning her BA from Brown University. Prior to her employment with Green Century over a decade ago, Ms. Puffer worked in the fund administration departments of several mutual fund companies. She earned her MBA from Simmons School of Management.

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Douglas H. Phelps

  • Member, Board of Trustees, Green Century Funds
  • Member, Board of Directors, Green Century Capital Management

Mr. Phelps is President and Executive Director of The Public Interest Network. He also chairs the Board of U.S. PIRG and the Advisory Board of the Fund for the Public Interest. Mr. Phelps chairs the board of Green Corps, the field school for environmental organizing, and serves on the Board of the National Environmental Law Center. He is a graduate of Colorado State University and the Harvard Law School and currently lives in Denver, Colorado.

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Wendy Wendlandt

  • Member, Board of Trustees, Green Century Funds
  • Member, Board of Directors, Green Century Capital Management

Ms. Wendlandt is a founding Trustee of the Green Century Funds and a Board Member of Green Century Capital Management. Ms. Wendlandt is also the Political Director for The Public Interest Network, which includes Green Century Capital Management. Over the last 30 years, she has helped secure millions of dollars in foundation grants, and played a lead role in campaigns that have won dozens of tangible results for public health and the environment. Ms. Wendlandt lives in Los Angeles, California.

Green Century Capital Management Staff

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Brianna Rainville

  • Operations and Business Development Associate, Green Century Capital Management

Ms. Rainville provides assistance to the Green Century Funds’ shareholders and the firm’s outreach work, in addition to performing key administrative duties. Prior to working at Green Century, Ms. Rainville worked for Planned Parenthood and ENSAVE where she helped farmers join an Agriculture Energy Efficiency Program. She earned a BA in Environmental Studies from the University of Vermont.

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Dan Cembrola

  • Finance and Operations Manager, Green Century Capital Management

Mr. Cembrola assists in overseeing the daily management and operations of the Green Century Funds. He is also involved in the coordination of Green Century’s work with the Funds’ service providers. Prior to joining Green Century, Mr. Cembrola worked for several nonprofits and NGOs based in both Washington, DC and Sub-Saharan Africa where his work was focused on global public health and sustainable development. Mr. Cembrola holds a BA from the University of Miami and an MBA from the University of Edinburgh.

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Erin W. Gray

  • Marketing and Strategic Analysis, Green Century Capital Management

Ms. Gray supports financial advisors on the West Coast, coordinates sustainable investing event participation and leads special analytical projects. Prior to joining Green Century more than a decade ago, Ms. Gray performed financial analysis for an environmental consulting firm and worked at a public accounting firm. She earned her BA from Smith College and her MBA and Masters of Environmental Management from Yale University.

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Jared Fernandez

  • Shareholder Advocate, Green Century Capital Management

Mr. Fernandez coordinates Green Century’s Sustainable Agriculture Campaign and impact work through leveraging the Funds’ and the firm’s clout as a shareholder to drive companies to adopt more sustainable and environmentally responsible policies and practices. Mr. Fernandez holds a BA from the University of Maryland and MA from New York University.

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Libby O’Connell

  • Business Development and Shareholder Advocacy Associate, Green Century Capital Management

Ms. O’Connell leads our individual investor outreach principally through the firm’s website, educational presentations and toll free inquiry line. Ms. O’Connell holds a BA from the University of Michigan.

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Marissa LaFave

  • Shareholder Advocate, Green Century Capital Management

Ms. LaFave coordinates Green Century’s Forest Protection Campaign and impact work by pressing and convincing companies, using the Funds’ and the firm’s leverage as a shareholder, to adopt more sustainable and environmentally responsible policies and practices. Ms. LaFave holds a BA from Boston University.

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Mike Longué

  • Finance and Operations Manager, Green Century Capital Management

Mr. Longué helps oversee the daily operations and administration of the Green Century Funds, assists in coordinating work with the Funds’ service providers, and is responsible for special projects. Prior to joining Green Century, he worked at an education nonprofit in Boston and completed strategy consulting projects for a startup incubator in Johannesburg. Mr. Longué earned his BA from Vassar College and his MBA from IE Business School in Madrid.

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Molly Chafetz

  • Business Development Coordinator, Green Century Capital Management

Ms. Chafetz leads the digital marketing strategy and coordinates other business development and programs for the firm in Denver. Prior to joining Green Century, Ms. Chafetz spent nearly a decade working with The Public Interest Network, most recently as part of the central team working with its President. She earned her BA from Wesleyan University.

Portfolio Managers

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Matthew Patsky

  • Portfolio Manager, Green Century Balanced Fund
  • Trillium Asset Management Corporation

Trillium Asset Management has been a leader in socially and environmentally responsible investing for over thirty years. A team of three portfolio managers at Trillium has responsibility for the day-to-day portfolio management of the Balanced Fund.

Matthew Patsky, CFA, joined Trillium in 2009 and has over 25 years of experience in investment research and investment management. Mr. Patsky is Trillium’s Chief Executive Officer.

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Cheryl Smith

  • Portfolio Manager, Green Century Balanced Fund
  • Trillium Asset Management Corporation

Cheryl Smith, CFA and Ph.D. in Economics, has been with Trillium for over 20 years and has over 25 years of experience managing socially responsible institutional and individual portfolios.

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Stephanie Leighton

  • Portfolio Manager, Green Century Balanced Fund
  • Trillium Asset Management Corporation

Ms. Leighton, CFA, has been with Trillium since 1990 and has over 25 years of investment management experience. Prior to joining Trillium she was an Investment Officer at Sun Life of Canada and an analyst at Pioneer Investments.

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Brent Reeder

  • Portfolio Manager, Green Century Equity Fund and Green Century MSCI International Index Fund
  • Northern Trust Investments

Northern Trust Investments is a global leader in asset management with extensive experience managing indexed portfolios; the firm has managed socially responsible portfolios for over twenty-five years. Brent Reeder is a Senior Vice President responsible for overseeing US and non-US equities portfolio management and trading at Northern Trust.

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Steven Santiccioli

  • Portfolio Manager, Green Century MSCI International Index Fund
  • Northern Trust Investments

Northern Trust Investments is a global leader in asset management with extensive experience managing indexed portfolios; the firm has managed socially responsible portfolios for over twenty-five years. Steven joined Northern Trust in 2003 and is now a Vice President for the company.

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Stocks will fluctuate in response to factors that may affect a single company, industry, sector, country, region or the market as a whole and may perform worse than the market. Foreign securities are subject to additional risks such as currency fluctuations, regional economic and political conditions, differences in accounting methods, and other unique risks compared to investing in securities of U.S. issuers. Bonds are subject to risks including interest rate, credit, and inflation. The Funds’ environmental criteria limit the investments available to the Funds compared to mutual funds that do not use environmental criteria; as a result, performance could be affected.  

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