Ron Dugan joined GuideStone in August 2010 as Global Investment Strategist. In September 2013, Mr. Dugan was elected President of GuideStone Capital Management. As president, Mr. Dugan provides leadership and management oversight for the investment activities of GSCM. He is responsible for the vision and strategic planning of global investment management matters including the development of all investment strategies. He also continues to serve as a key investment strategy resource to the investment team for asset class research, asset allocation strategies, fund construction and investment manager research activities. He is a member of GuideStone’s Investment Strategy Group and GuideStone’s Committee on Socially Responsible Investing.
Prior to joining GuideStone, Mr. Dugan spent 10 years at Russell Investments in Tacoma, Washington as Managing Director, Equities. Mr. Dugan was responsible for portfolio managers and research analysts in the areas of global, non-U.S., emerging markets, public real estate and Canadian equities. Previously, he was at the Baptist Foundation of Texas where he was Chief Investment Officer, specializing in the management of endowment and planned giving assets. He also served as an investment officer and financial accountant at the Meadows Foundation. He began his career as a staff auditor at Price Waterhouse (now part of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP) in Dallas.
Mr. Dugan earned a master of science degree in finance from University of Texas at Dallas and a bachelor of business administration degree in accounting from Texas A&M University. He is a CFA charterholder and holds the Series 7 and 66 securities registrations. His professional affiliations include the CFA Institute, CFA Society of Dallas-Fort Worth, American Institute of CPAs and the Texas Society of CPAs.