Matt Schmidt Joins Los Alamos Community Foundation Finance And Investment Committee

From left, Los Alamos Community Foundation Treasurer Cindy Rooney, new member Matt Schmidt and Executive Director Rachel Kizielewicz. Courtesy/LACF

LACF News:

Los Alamos Community Foundation announces the addition of Matt Schmidt to its Finance and Investment Committee. Schmidt is president and CEO of the Los Alamos Schools Credit Union, a role he has had since 2007.

“I’m excited to guide, assist and provide additional oversight to our Community Foundation and the funds that many community members and organizations have entrusted to it,” Schmidt said.

“Matt has a wealth of experience and will be a fantastic asset to this committee,” LACF Executive Director Rachel Kizielewicz said. “The committee serves an important role for the foundation, ensuring the prudent management of our assets, and we are thrilled to have Matt’s expertise.”

Schmidt joins fellow committee members Edward Jones Financial Advisor Shelly Wiemann, LACF Advisor Rick Riess, LACF Vice President Pat Soran and LACF Treasurer Cindy Rooney. Enterprise Bank’s Eric Loucks is the foundation’s investment manager.

The Finance and Investment Committee meets at least quarterly to supervise, monitor and evaluate the foundation’s invested assets. Committee members act in an expert advisory role on behalf of the foundation, regularly reviewing investment performance and asset allocation.    

Schmidt’s commitment to Los Alamos extends beyond his job. He regularly participates in community activities, fundraisers and events. He is a current member and past president of The Family YMCA Board of Directors.

About the Los Alamos Community Foundation:

Established in 2015, the focus of the Los Alamos Community Foundation is to improve the quality of life in our community by inspiring, facilitating and supporting enduring philanthropy, and building the capacity of our local nonprofit organizations. The Los Alamos Community Foundation currently stewards six local endowment funds and total assets of more than $266,500. For more information about the Los Alamos Community Foundation, visit