Board of Trustees

Our Board of Trustees is governed by volunteers representing various regions of the diocese. With many years of experience in their respective fields, they bring multi-faceted expertise and perspectives that are invaluable to our work. We are very blessed to have such talented and experienced professionals supporting the Foundation’s mission.

Patrick Finley

Patrick Finley

Board Chair

Partner – Retired, Glynn & Finley, LLP Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, Santa Fe
Gabe Portillo

Gabe Portillo

Past Board Chair

President/CEO, Berger Briggs Insurance & Risk Solution Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, Albuquerque
Ron Hensley

Ron Hensley

Vice Chair

Real Estate Broker, Tier One Partners Church of the Incarnation, Rio Rancho
Larry Cheek

Larry Cheek

Board Treasurer

Bank Executive (Retired) Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis, Santa Fe
Laurie Roach

Laurie Roach

Board Secretary

Vice President Commercial Lending, Main Bank Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, Albuquerque
Jose F. Cano

Jose F. Cano

Board Trustee

School Finance Officer (Retired)
Estancia Valley Catholic Parish, Moriarty

Mary Grace Castro, MD

Mary Grace Castro, MD

Board Trustee

Child Psychiatrist, Presbyterian Healthcare Services Immaculate Conception, Albuquerque
Lorena Chavez

Lorena Chavez

Board Trustee

Senior Business Development Officer, Capital CDC (Retired) St. Jude Thaddeus, Albuquerque
Gifford Davis

Gifford Davis

Board Trustee

Chief Information Officer, WaterRock Wealth Management
St. Joseph on the Rio Grande, Albuquerque

Gregory J. Edwards

Gregory J. Edwards

Emeritus Board Trustee

Chairman, CASS Holdings, LLC Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, Santa Fe
Steve Fattor

Steve Fattor

Board Trustee

USAF Reserves, Engineer (Retired) Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Albuquerque
Jim Hakeem

Jim Hakeem

Board Trustee

Realtor, Commercial Real Estate Prince of Peace Parish, Albuquerque
Annette Hayden, CPA

Annette Hayden, CPA

Board Trustee

Partner, Carr, Riggs and Ingram, CPA’s Holy Family Parish, Chimayo
Jim Higdon

Jim Higdon

Emeritus Board Trustee

Investor Cristo Rey Parish, Santa Fe
Mark Humphrey

Mark Humphrey

Board Trustee

Senior VP, Merrill Lynch & Co.
Prince of Peace, Albuquerque

Therese Kitt, MD

Therese Kitt, MD

Board Trustee

Medical Doctor (Retired) Cathedral Basilica of St. Frances of Assisi, Santa Fe
Jim Lardner

Jim Lardner

Board Trustee

President, NM Travertine San Clemente Parish, Los Lunas
Emilio I. Martinez

Emilio I. Martinez

Board Trustee

State of NM, Budget/Finance, Retired Holy Family Parish, Chimayo
Lauri Lynch Meyer

Lauri Lynch Meyer

Board Trustee

Corporate Executive, Retired Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, Santa Fe
Steve Neel

Steve Neel

Board Trustee

Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Alternative Assets St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Rio Rancho
Jerry Sais

Jerry Sais

Board Trustee

Investment Advisor, BOK Financial Our Lady of Belen, Belen
Tony Strati

Tony Strati

Board Trustee

CPA, Retired Prince of Peace Parish, Albuquerque
Darlene Vigil

Darlene Vigil

Board Trustee

Educator & Co-Owner The Vigil Group, Retired Risen Savior Catholic Community, Albuquerque
EX-OFFICIO TRUSTEE Most Rev. John C. Wester EMERITUS TRUSTEES Gregory J. Edwards Jim Higdon Michael L. Keleher Ray Zimmer HONORARY MEMORIAM Warren Akerson Al Arrigoni Marie Hillerman Manuel Lujan Jr. Jennifer Riordan