Michael Lohmeier was named managing director, investment management of the $19 billion Wespath Investment Management division of the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits of the United Methodist Church, Glenview, Ill.
Mary Fran Callahan, who held the position, left Wespath to pursue other opportunities, M. Colette Nies, managing director-communications, said in an e-mail.
Mr. Lohmeier, who started Sept. 16, will lead Wespath's teams in equity, fixed income and its positive social purpose lending program in real estate, as well as provide operational oversight, tactical investment and risk management support, and advise on broad strategic investment initiatives.
Mr. Lohmeier will report to Dave Zellner, Wespath's chief investment officer.
Mr. Lohmeier was manager of the positive social purpose lending program, which has $750 million in assets in real estate.
Wespath is searching for a replacement, posting the position on its LinkedIn page.
Qualifications include 10 years of experience working as a bank lending officer, commercial credit review officer, affordable housing lender or other relevant experience.
Wespath hopes to fill the position as soon as possible, Ms. Nies said.
In the interim, Mr. Lohmeier and two other members of the PSP lending program are dividing his previous duties.