Hank R. Hagey Jr.
Regional Director and Senior Client Advisor, Bessemer Trust
Mr. Hagey is Regional Director and Senior Client Advisor at Bessemer Trust. In this role, he is responsible for Bessemer’s client relationships in Connecticut and part of the New York Metropolitan area, as well as the management of our Greenwich office. In addition, he leads a team responsible for providing clients with proactive, highly personalized advice across Investment Management, Wealth Planning, and Family Office Services. Hank previously served as Director of Transition Portfolios, a portfolio manager, a team leader for the energy and materials sectors of global equities, and a consumer analyst for Mid Cap Equities.
Prior to joining Bessemer, Hank was a small cap generalist at Artemis Investment Management. Before that, he worked at Citigroup Asset Management as a technology analyst. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Club of Stamford. Hank earned an M.B.A. in finance from the University of Virginia and a B.A. in economics from Middlebury College.
“Addressing the education gap should be a critical mission of the United States, and the Mebane Foundation, from its roots, has been a key innovator in the field of improving early childhood literacy. Reading and writing are key foundational skills upon which so much else builds. The Mebane Foundation’s success in this endeavor will not only serve the children and their families but the nation as a whole.”
Paul H. Livingston, Jr
Attorney, Schell Bray Aycock Abel & Livingston PLLC
Mr. Livingston engages in the private practice of law in North Carolina and concentrates his practice in Trusts and Estates and Exempt Organizations. He received a BS in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina (is a CPA) and a J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law. Mr. Livingston is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and is a former chair of the Tax Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. In addition to serving on the Board of the Mebane Charitable Foundation, Mr. Livingston currently serves as a Board Member of Well Spring Retirement Community, Inc.
“I believe there is no more important task for the future of our country than to provide a world-class education for the next generation. A primary focus of the Mebane Charitable Foundation is to identify cutting-edge approaches to education, to document the effectiveness of those approaches in the field, and then to find ways to replicate those approaches across the country. I am truly honored to play a role in these efforts.”
Marianne Cheek Mebane
Chairperson, Mebane Foundation Board of Directors
Mrs. Mebane is a trustee with The North Carolina Museum of Art, and she is a member of the NYU Medical Center Chairman’s Circle Advisory Board and is on the board of the Animal Medical Center. Mrs. Mebane is a member of Christ Church, New York. She is a graduate of Averett University.
“Our Foundation has had the goal of improving the education of children since its beginning, and I feel that we are successfully engaged in accomplishing this.”
Mr. Mebane is a financial planning and analysis manager at Unifi, Inc. He received a B.S. in Accounting from Elon University in 2011. He earned a Masters of Science in Accountancy from Wake Forest University. He enjoys hunting, traveling, scuba diving and playing golf.
“It is crucial for children to master reading and writing early in life. I believe the Mebane Foundation is committed to helping children accomplish this goal as well as prepare them for the rest of their educational career.”