Praxis welcomes two to Board of Trustees

Praxis update |

Francis G. Coleman and Lori Scott joined January 1, 2023

Praxis Mutual Funds® is pleased to welcome two new trustees to its Board of Trustees. Lori Scott and Francis G. Coleman both joined as of Jan. 1, 2023.

Frank Coleman | Praxis Mutual Funds Trustee

Frank Coleman

Frank Coleman is the founder and CEO of BeingFrank Consulting and has over 32 years of experience in the SRI/ESG* and faith-based investing industry. Frank previously held a variety of positions at Christian Brothers Investment Services over three decades, retiring as Vice Chair in 2019. He has also served on the boards of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, USSIF: The Forum for Sustainable, Responsible, and Impact Investing, and Partners for the Common Good, among others.

Lori Scott, Praxis Trustee

Lori Scott

Lori Scott is Managing Director, Impact Credit, at Lafayette Square, a national investment platform, and brings over 25 years of experience in impact investing. Prior to her current role, Lori held positions at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and Calvert Impact. She also helped launch Skopos, a European family office’s first EUR 100 million impact investment fund and served as analyst assessing the financial health and effectiveness of community development financial institutions.

Praxis thanks Candace L. Smith for her 15 years of service and dedication to the Board of Trustees. Smith served as a Praxis Trustee since 2007 and as Board Chair for the past three years.

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* Socially responsible investing (SRI) is an investment that is considered socially responsible due to the nature of the business the company conducts. Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing refers to a set of standards for a company’s behavior used by socially conscious investors to screen potential investments.