Apr. 21, 2014 9:15 am

Jonathan Hook named first chief investment officer of Weinberg Foundation

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation awards around $100 million in grants each year.

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, based in Owings Mills, awards around $100 million in grants each year, and now its first chief investment officer, Jonathan Hook, will be “refining the foundation’s investment strategy,” reports the Baltimore Business Journal:

Hook was hired after a national search for an investment officer with experience spearheading new initiatives. In 2008, Hook most recently worked at Ohio State University, where he was chief investment officer and vice president.

Read more at the Baltimore Business Journal.

Andrew Zaleski

Andrew Zaleski is a freelance journalist in Philadelphia and the former lead reporter for Baltimore. Before moving to Philadelphia in June 2014, he was a contributing writer to Baltimore City Paper and a Tech Check commentator for WYPR 88.1 FM, Baltimore city’s National Public Radio affiliate. He has written for The Atlantic, Outside, Richmond magazine, Washington City Paper, Baltimore magazine, Baltimore Style magazine, Next City,, The Atlantic Cities, and elsewhere.

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