Board of Trustees



Most Reverend Bernard A. Hebda

Archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis


Msgr. Aloysius R. Callaghan, J.C.D.

Vice Chair & Secretary-Treasurer
Rector and Vice President, The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity


Brian Wenger, J.D.

Chair of Board Affairs Committee
Former Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Optum


Jennifer L. Ward

Chair of Finance and Audit Committee
Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP


Marilou Eldred, Ph.D. (Trustee Emerita)

Chair of Formation and Program Development Committee
Retired President, Catholic Community Foundation

Thomas Hurley

Chair of Institutional Advancement Committee
Owner, Preferred Management Services, Inc.


Reverend Michael Becker

Rector, Saint John Vianney College Seminary


Therese Coons, J.D.

Community Volunteer


Most Reverend Andrew H. Cozzens, S.T.D.

Auxiliary Bishop, Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis


Reverend Dennis Dease

President Emeritus, University of St. Thomas


Reverend Donald DeGrood

Pastor, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Savage MN


Paul Hoedeman

Acting CFO, Wound Care Technologies


Thomas E. Holloran, J.D. (Trustee Emeritus)

Professor Emeritus, Opus College of Business Senior Distinguished Fellow and University of St. Thomas School of Law


Duane Jacobs

CEO, Jacobs Marketing, Inc.


Kathleen Laird

Consultant, Special Projects Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis


Most Reverend John M. LeVoir, D.D.

Bishop of New Ulm


Brian Murray (Trustee Emeritus)

CFO, Ryan Companies, U.S., Inc.


Andrew Nath

Executive Vice President & Director, Premier Banks


Michelle Pulles

Community Volunteer


William Reiling

Chairman, Sunrise Community Banks


Robert Strachota (Trustee Emeritus)

President, Shenehon Company


Most Reverend Paul Swain, D.D.

Bishop of Sioux Falls