Archbishop Aquila was ordained to the priesthood in 1976 and served the Archdiocese of Denver for 25 years before being appointed Coadjutor Bishop of Fargo, North Dakota in 2001. In 2002, he become bishop of Fargo. He was installed as the eighth Archbishop of Denver in July of 2012.
Terry is a life-long Colorado entrepreneur focused on business, politics and family. He served as Chairman/CEO of five public companies, investing in real estate, television broadcasting, convenience stores, and environmental testing services. Elected twice to the Colorado Senate, Terry has held leadership roles in numerous campaigns and political organizations. Terry has a J.D. from Harvard. He and his wife Betsy live in Englewood, CO.
Marilyn is Associate Professor of Bioethics at the Center for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. She serves on the Board of Directors of ENDOW, St. John Vianney Seminary and the National Catholic Bioethics Center in addition to the Augustine Institute. She and her husband Peter are the parents of six young adults and the grandparents of fourteen lively children.
Kathy volunteers her time and resources to a number of organizations where she has been involved in strategic planning, program development, and fundraising initiatives. She is currently on the National Advisory Board for the Catholic Leadership Institute, Executive Advisory Committee for the Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame, a member of the Papal Foundation, and a member of the Priority Planning Team for the Church of St. Mary.
Thom served as an Executive Sales Leader for Various Enterprise Software Companies over a 26-year career. Most recently, he was Chief Revenue Officer for Planview, Inc. based on Austin, TX, leading the company through multiple acquisitions, control and expansion efforts from a $60M annual license revenue model to a $200M recurring revenue model during his tenure. Thom, a lifelong Catholic, has a BS in marketing from Northern Illinois University. He as his wife Kim have three teenage sons.
David has been president of St. Joseph G.P. LLC since 2011, and previously held positions as president, director and vice president of Harbison-Fischer, Inc. He is on the Boards of several Catholic organizations, and is a member of the Papal Foundation, the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher, and Legatus. He has a BBA from Notre Dame in accountancy and an MBA from Northwestern in finance/marketing and is a licensed CPA. David and his wife Lisa have four children and are lifelong residents of Ft. Worth.
Steven J. Goulart is executive vice president and chief investment officer (CIO) of MetLife, Inc., and president, MetLife Investment Management (MIM), MetLife’s institutional investment management business.
Prior to joining MetLife, Goulart was a senior managing director in Bear Stearns’ financial institutions group. Over the course of his career, Goulart has led or participated in many transactions in the financial services industry. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Pacific, and earned his MBA from Harvard Business School. He serves as a member of the board of trustees for Tri-County Scholarship Fund and the board of directors for MetLife Foundation.
Tim Gray is President of the Augustine Institute. Under his leadership, the Augustine Institute has established the largest Catholic graduate school of theology in the country, and has created best-selling programs including: FORMED, a digital platform with a vast array of Catholic films, eBooks, and audio talks; and Signs of Grace, a sacramental preparation program for children, Word of Life a comprehensive Catholic curriculum for students in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade. Dr. Gray has a Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from Catholic University of America. He and his wife Kris, and son Joseph, live in Littleton, Colorado.
David has spent the past 23 years with HBK Capital Management, a $10 billion hedge fund manager headquartered in Dallas, Texas. For the last decade, David has served as president of the company. Prior to joining HBK in 1994, David practiced corporate and securities law with Andrews & Kurth. He holds degrees from Harvard University and SMU School of Law.
Kevin has 34 years of energy industry experience and has served as co-founder and President of multiple private companies and joint ventures. He attended Gonzaga University, has a Petroleum Land Management degree from the University of Oklahoma, and holds an MBA in Finance from Regis University.
Brian has 32 years of industrial manufacturing experience with a specific focus on closely held companies. He is currently CEO of a packaging consortium with operations in Asia and North and Central America. Brian serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committees of several non-profit organizations involved in education and evangelization on matters of faith and family. He is a graduate of Union College and Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management with degrees in Economics and Corporate Policy.
Leroy Landhuis is the founder and President of The Landhuis Company, a real estate investment, marketing, development, and property company that has been in the real estate business for over 25 years. An Air Force veteran, he first entered the real estate market in Colorado Springs with the purchase of a home in the mid-70s. By the early 80s, he expanded into commercial and residential projects. He has supports several faith-based organizations including Focus on the Family and St. Mary’s Highschool in Colorado Springs.
Maryanne Means’ professional career was spent in Senior Leadership positions for six start-up companies. Her business interest spanned a broad cross section of business, including Aviation/Airlines, Banking/Financial and Technology Service Companies. Today, Maryanne’s activities include supporting faith-based initiatives through her family foundation. She currently calls Annapolis, Maryland her home with her husband, Steve. They are blessed with 3 daughters and four grandchildren.
Wayne retired in 2017 from Newmont Mining Corporation, where he had served since 1992, ultimately as Chairman and CEO. Prior to Newmont, he spent 15 years in senior financial positions in the oil and gas industry. He has served extensively in civic and philanthropic organizations, and has been the distinguished recipient of numerous academic, professional, and charitable honors, including the Papal Order of St. Gregory and Great and The Spirit of Holy Cross Award. Wayne has a BS in business administration, an honorary doctorate of engineering from the Colorado School of Mines, and is a CPA.
Jeff served 20 years as Executive VP/COO for Citiwide Banks of Colorado, Inc, where he directed a full range of banking operations, and some very successful capital raises. Prior to Citiwide, Jeff was a co-founder and president of a startup software design company.
Charles Zorio has 34 years of Energy Industry experience, primarily in the sector of domestic oil and gas exploration. He is currently president of SS&L Oil and Gas Properties, Inc., an independent exploration company based in Oklahoma City. He graduated from Yale University with a degree in Geology.
Justin is President of Blackbird Investments, a Des Moines-based Catholic real estate development, and equity firm. Founded in 2013, Blackbird Investments is committed to supporting the Catholic Church by retaining control of Her land. Justin is active within pro-life politics, pregnancy resource centers, and serves on the President’s Advisory Council for FOCUS. Justin graduated from Iowa State University in 2002 and has seven children with his wife Annie.
Martha Reichert is a founding Board member and the President of Endow, an international, Catholic not-for-profit whose mission is to reestablish the world for Christ through women. A proud graduate of Franciscan University, Martha works closely with other not-for-profits, including Focus, Patients’ Rights Action Fund, Creatio, Missionaries of Charity, Carmelite Sisters in Los Angeles, and Thomas Aquinas College. Martha and her husband, Tim, reside in Golden, Colorado, and are blessed with 4 adult children.
Andy is a highly successful businessman from West Vancouver. He was founder and president of Norpac Controls Ltd. Founded in 1972, Andy grew Norpac Controls into one of the premier businesses in his sector. Andy is an Engineering graduate of the University of Saskatchewan. He previously served on the board of the Kelty Patrick Dennehy Foundation. Andy retired in 2000.