Carsten Sierck is Program Director for Endowment Management, Planned Giving and Donor Solutions at the Episcopal Church Foundation. She advises churches, dioceses, schools and other Episcopal organizations on how to structure, manage, use and grow their endowments. She also consults with lay and clergy leaders considering socially responsible investing at their churches.Previously, Carsten held positions at financial planning and wealth management firms in Cleveland, Ohio. She also founded her own firm where she worked to improve the financial lives of families in transition. Earlier in her career, she practiced law in New York City and Washington, DC. Carsten is a graduate of Columbia University and the University of Virginia Law School. A lifelong Episcopalian, she attended the National Cathedral School in Washington, DC, for fourteen years.