John practiced corporate law in Chicago for ten years before working directly with Catholic organizations. He spent seven years as vice president and general counsel of FOCUS (Fellowship of Catholic University Students) in Colorado, then served as the first lay vice president of the Archdiocese of Chicago’s college seminary. John has fostered transformative gifts with a variety of donors through income and tax advantaged gift planning.
Pat knows the Diocese of Lansing. As director of development, she led the diocese’s fundraising efforts over the past nine years, including the successful implementation of the annual Diocesan Services Appeal.
Lisa Weber also joins the Foundation following eight years in the diocesan development office. In her new role, Lisa will spend much of her time coordinating communications, events and materials in support of the Witness to Hope campaign.
Donor Relations Specialist
Colleen has served the diocese in numerous roles over the past 13 years. She is responsible for database management, gift processing and donor relations, a demanding new role as we begin the Witness to Hope campaign.