Our Board of Directors

Generously Sharing Their Many Gifts

The Catholic Community Foundation is guided by a board of directors drawn from the ranks of Fortune 500 companies, major financial institutions, Catholic Universities and the Federal Reserve.

With many years of experience in their respective fields, they bring multi-faceted expertise and perspectives that are invaluable to our work.

Their passion for our mission and commitment to the faith is evident from their generous contributions of time and resources. We are grateful for their support and guidance.


Kathy Cooney
Retired Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, HealthPartners

Bill Faulkner

Bill Faulkner
Managing Principal, Talmont Holdings

Mike Felmlee
Chief Executive Officer, Prouty Project

Frank Forsberg
Consultant, Education Policy

Jackie Gibney

Jackie Gibney
Chief Relationship Officer, The Stable


Julie M. Gerend
Adjunct Professor of Finance, Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas

Jeff Hawkins

Jeff Hawkins
Retired President and COO, Anchor Bank Minnesota


Most Reverend Bernard A. Hebda
ex officio*
Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis


David Heinsch
Senior Vice President, The Corporate Advisory Group of Padilla


Julie K. Hurley
Most Recent Past Vice Chairperson

President, Preferred Management Services, Inc.


Elizabeth J. Keyes, J.D.
Retired Vice President, US Bank

JJ Kirby

J.J. Kirby
Senior Director of Investment Research, Envoi, LLC.


Emery Koenig
Retired Vice Chairman and Chief Risk Officer, Cargill, Inc.


Very Reverend Charles Lachowitzer
ex officio
Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia, Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

Steven Lentz, J.D.
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Okabena Investment Services


Marjorie Mathison Hance
Retired Vice President for External Relations, St. Catherine University


Thomas H. McCarr, J.D.
Vice Chairperson
Tax Partner, PwC


Larry McGough
Retired Chairman, McGough Companies


Greg Melsen
Retired CFO


Thomas J. Mertens
ex officio
CFO, Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis








Anne Cullen Miller, MBA
President, Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota*

Doug Milroy
Former Chairman and CEO of G&K Services, Inc.


Marie C. Pillai
Retired Vice President, Chief Investment Officer, and Treasurer, General Mills

Nancy Utoft
Retired Executive Director, Abria Pregnancy Resources

Kate Wenger, J.D.
Community Volunteer

Jane Wyatt
Retired Vice President and Client Portfolio Manager, Securian Asset Management

*non-voting member