Meyer Foundation Board Vice-Chair Barbara Krumsiek Named Chair-Elect of Greater Washington Board of Trade

December 27, 2006

Washington, DC – Meyer Foundation Board Vice Chairperson Barbara J. Krumsiek has been elected chairperson of the Greater Washington Board of Trade. Krumsiek is president, chief executive officer and co-chairperson of Calvert Group Ltd., a mutual fund firm that focuses on socially responsible and fixed income investment management. She also served for 23 years with Alliance Capital Management, LP. Krumsiek joined Meyer Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2001, and was named vice chair of the board and chair of the investment committee in 2004.

In addition to her work with Meyer and the Greater Washington Board of Trade, Krumsiek serves on the boards of Goodwill of Greater Washington, the Trickle Up Foundation, and the Economic Club of Washington; and the board of visitors of the Howard University School of Law.