In Remembrance: Laurance (Laurie) R. Hoagland, Jr.

May 9, 2022 |
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The Commonfund community was saddened to learn of the recent passing of Laurie Hoagland. Laurie served as a member of the Commonfund Board from 2000-2012 and was Board Chair from 2010-2012.

Laurie played an instrumental role in the dramatic growth of Commonfund during the early years of his stewardship and was a vital, calming force during the challenges brought on by the financial crisis. He was deeply revered by fellow Commonfund Board members and staff alike.

The long-time CIO of the Stanford Management Company and the Hewlett Foundation, and board and Investment Committee member of numerous nonprofits, Laurie was a quiet force – reserved in his style, formidable in his intellect and gracious to everyone. Laurie was well-known in the endowment and foundation circle as one of the pioneers in the field with a career that spanned more than fifty years. He will be sorely missed.

Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Gay and with his family. Read his family’s tribute and obituary. 





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