Craig D. Doyle
Craig Doyle is the President of Doyle Legal Corporation, P.C., a real estate law firm located in Indianapolis and South Bend. He joined the PCRHS board in 2012 and currently serves on the Corporate Work Study Board. His law firm has been a Corporate Partner of PCR for a number of years. Craig earned his bachelor’s and Juris doctorate degrees from Indiana University. He served on the council at St. Matthews Parish, and was a Board Member and former President of the St. Thomas More Society chapter in Indianapolis. He taught high school English for four years in the Indianapolis Public School System.
Terri L. Grant
Terri L. Grant is the Vice President, Human Resources for LRL and the Oncology Business Unit. In this role, she is responsible for designing and implementing HR strategies that drive business results.
Mrs. Grant joined Lilly in 1991 as an HR associate and held various management roles supporting research, development, bio-products development and HR strategy. Areas of expertise include strategic workforce planning, capability assessment, mergers and acquisitions and organizational design. She received the Chairman’s Ovation Award for redesigning the HR research and development organization in 2006. Prior to joining Lilly she worked for Chase Manhattan Bank.
Born in Germany, she graduated from Wittenberg University, where she earned her bachelor of science degree in business administration. he attended the University of Illinois where she earned her master's degree in labor and industrial relations in 1991.
Joseph P. Heidt became president of Providence Cristo Rey High School on July 1, 2010. A former teacher and dean of students in San Francisco, he later became one of the top producing commercial real estate brokers in Denver, earning recognition from the Denver Metro Commercial Association of Realtors.
Since joining PCRHS in 2010, President Heidt has demonstrated a deep commitment to innovative approaches to education. As a champion of the national Cristo Rey Network educational model in Indiana, he oversees a distinctive high school that works to transform the lives of students and families with economic need. He is also an advocate for the highly regarded brand of Catholic education, with its emphasis on academic excellence and character development.
He holds a degree in business administration from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and his business acumen is ideally suited to manage the school’s operations. He has a master's degree in education from Indiana University, a credential in K-12 administration from San Francisco State University, and teacher and administrator licenses from the state of Indiana; his training and experience in education offer valuable insights into curriculum development and management of a diverse and talented faculty and staff.
He brings a rare combination of experience and leadership skills to Providence Cristo Rey, and a strong desire to grow the school and further enhance the teaching ministry of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and the Cristo Rey Network. Since his arrival, Providence Cristo Rey has experienced enrollment growth, financial stability, and increased partnerships with corporate and community partners. The school's distinctive Corporate Work Study Program is thriving because of commitments from organizations like AIT Laboratories, Eli Lilly, St.Vincent Health, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and United Way of Central Indiana.
President Heidt is a member of Legatus, the Archdiocese of Indianapolis Catholic School Presidents Group, and the 21st Century Scholar Advisory Council. He serves on the Cristo Rey Network Presidents Council.
Jim is the regional tax director for BKD’s East Region. In this capacity, he is responsible for the tax compliance, advocacy and consulting services of the region. Jim has 25 years of experience as a tax advisor. His experience is focused primarily on closely held manufacturing and distribution clients. Jim regularly consults with his clients on complex tax issues. He is a frequent speaker on topics of tax law changes and has authored several articles on tax issues for various magazines, newspapers, and newsletters. Jim also is a member of the firm’s Governing Board. Jim is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Indiana CPA Society (INCPAS). Jim has served as chair of the INCPAS International Business Committee. He also serves on the Indiana Manufacturers Association’s Tax & Fiscal Policy Committee and the Indiana Chamber of Commerce Tax Committee. In November 2008, Indiana Business named him one of “Indiana’s Super CPAs” in the corporate tax category. Previously, he was treasurer of Indiana Leadership Association and The Hispanic Education Center and a board member of Youth as Resources. Jim is a 1984 graduate with high distinction from Indiana University, Bloomington, with a B.S. degree in accounting. He joined the Board of Providence Cristo Rey High School in 2011.
Michael R. Meadows
Michael R. Meadows is Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Eli Lilly and Company. He joined Providence Cristo Rey's Board of Directors in 2014 and is chairman of the Technology Committee. He has over 30 years of IT experience, currently providing IT services to over 50,000 Lilly employees and collaborators. Mike has been an avid supporter of Cristo Rey’s work-study program and has championed technology donations to the school. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Techpoint, Indiana's initiative for the state's technology-based economy and growing entrepreneurship. He earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics and computer science from Hanover College and a master of arts in business administration from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business.
Rev. Msgr. Joseph F. Schaedel
Monsignor Schaedel was ordained a priest of the Indianapolis Archdiocese in 1982. Since ordination, he has amassed a long list of accomplishments, continually touching the lives of those in the Archdiocesan arena and in the broader community as well. Msgr. Schaedel is the pastor of St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, Vicar for religious and director of archdiocesan Missions Office and the Society for the Propagation of the Faith. He is also chaplain for the Indianapolis Chapter of Legatus, the Order of Malta, the International Catholic Writers Guild, the Notre Dame Club of Indianapolis, the Indianapolis Chapter of Catholics United for the Faith and the Catholic Physicians Guild of Indianapolis. He is a member of the Knights and Ladies of the Holy Sepulchre. Prior to this, he served as Vicar General of the Archdiocese and Moderator of the Curia. He has also served as the Archdiocesan Vocation Director; President of Cardinal Ritter Junior/Senior High School; Associate Pastor of three parishes; and Principal of St. Roch Catholic School. In addition to receiving a B.A. in Mathematics from Marian, Msgr. Schaedel received master's degrees in Education from Butler University in 1973, in Administration from Ball State University in 1980, and in Divinity from St. Meinrad School of Theology in 1982. Msgr. Schaedel is a member of the Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee, the Indianapolis Interfaith Hunger Initiative Advisory Board, Saint Francis Hospitals Central Indiana Regional Board of Directors, Marian University Board of Trustees and the Board of Directors for Lumen Christi Catholic School. In 2010 Msgr. Schaedel received from Marian University their Mary McNulty Young Award for Distinguished Achievement in Community Service. In 2007 he was named a Sagamore of the Wabash.
Sr. Dawn Tomaszewski
Sister Dawn joined the Providence Cristo Rey board as the liaison from the Members of the Corporation of the Sisters of Providence following her election as General Councilor in July 2011. In this capacity, she serves on the Executive Committee and the Corporate Work Study Program Board. Sister Dawn brings years of experience in advancement work, specifically communications, public relations and marketing. She most recently was the Vice President for Advancement at Guerin College Prep High School in River Grove, Illinois. Prior to that, she was the director of communications, public relations, and marketing for the Office of Catholic Schools of the Archdiocese of Chicago. She was the president of the founding board of Woods Daycare Preschool, Inc., and also has served on the Alumnae Board of Saint Mary-of-the Woods College and the Fatima Retreat House Board in Indianapolis. Sister Dawn holds master’s degrees in journalism from the University of Chapel Hill, N.C., and theology from Catholic Theological Union, Chicago. Among her current responsibilities, she works with the Sister of Providence Associates, Connecting Link, Providence Center, Providence Pantry, White Violet Center for Eco-Justice and the Congregation Peace with Justice Committee. She is a member of the board of Providence Self-Sufficiency Ministries.
William (Bill) Witchger
William (Bill) Witchger is Chairman of Marian, Inc., a global leader in providing precision die-cut component parts for customers in the electronics, automotive and medical industries. He obtained a B.S. in business administration from Regis University. He is well known in the Indianapolis business and Catholic communities, serving on several Boards, e.g. those of Brebeuf Jesuit High School, St. Pius School, Rotary Foundation, Miracle Place, John H. Boner Center, and the Athenaeum. He joined the Board of Providence Cristo Rey High School in 2013 and serves on its Facilities Committee.
Diane is an Assistant General Counsel of Eli Lilly and Company. Diane joined the Board of Providence Cristo Rey High School in 2009 and serves on the Admissions Committee. She is also the current chairman of the Diversity Leadership Circle for United Way of Central Indiana and a board member of the Indiana University Kelley School of Business Alumni Association. Previously, Diane also served as President of Lilly's Organization of Latinos and Chairman of the Board for the Hispanic Center in Indianapolis.
Thomas J. Grande
Tom is Senior Vice President of Gene B. Glick Co., Chief Investment Officer & Secretary of Glick Family Foundation, a Board Member of the Glick Family Foundation, Chairman of Investment Committee – Jewish Federation of Indianapolis, and was a Finance Committee Member of the Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School 1993-2008. He obtained a B.S. in accounting from Indiana University and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Butler University. Tom joined the Board of Providence Cristo Rey High School in 2011 and serves on the Finance Committee.
J.P. is a partner with Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, a 750-lawyer international law firm and Corporate Work Study Partner of Providence Cristo Rey High School. A former federal prosecutor, J.P. has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for his work in the area of white collar criminal defense. J.P. served on the Board of Providence Cristo Rey High School from 2007-2010, and rejoined the Board in September 2012. He serves on the Institutional Advancement Committee. J.P. also serves as on the Board of Directors of the Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee. He is a member of St. Alphonsus Liguori parish, and the Knights of Columbus, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Council # 12510.
Kenneth J. Konesco
Kenneth J. Konesco has been CEO of Educational Management Corporation since February 2010. Prior to being CEO, he was President of Harrison College from December 1986 – January 2010. Harrison College has 15 locations with an enrollment of approximately 6,000 students. Ken was a past commissioner with the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools and served as chairman of the board from 1999-2000. In addition to his responsibilities as past chair, Ken served as the president for five years and board member for the Indiana Association of Private Career Schools. In 1996, Ken was appointed by Governor Bayh to serve as a commissioner for the Commission on Proprietary Education. He continues to serve on that commission. Ken continues to be active in the community and has served as a past board member on the Indiana Association of Private Career Schools, Rotary Club of Indianapolis and Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools. He presently serves as a board member for Old National Bank, Legatus, Cole Noble District Association and Harrison College. He joined the Board of Directors at Providence Cristo Rey High School in 2011 and is Chairman of the Admissions Committee.
Jon Loftin joined MJ Insurance in 2004 as Chief Operating Officer and assumed the role of President in 2006. Throughout his successful tenure, Jon has developed and implemented strategic business plans leading to substantial revenue and profit growth for the company. He continually concentrates on shaping a business environment where growth and development flourish.
Jon brings MJ’s core values to life at all levels of the organization by championing significant process and performance improvements, through driving change, accountability, and excellence. Jon considers MJ’s greatest asset to be their people. He believes in developing people, building managers and unleashing innovation. Jon insures that all of the team members understand MJ’s vision and exactly how their role influences the success of the company.
He holds an undergraduate degree from Indianapolis University, a master of business administration from Butler, and completed the Executive Leadership Program at Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He serves on the advisory panel of the Butler Business Consulting Group.
John T. Mulheran
John is President of HCB Heartland, Inc., the management company responsible for Highland Capital Brokerage – Heartland, where he is the Managing Principal. Highland Capital Brokerage (HCB) is an independent national life insurance distribution organization, serving brokers, financial advisors and clients. John is a 35 year veteran of the life insurance industry. He holds CLU (Chartered Life Underwriter) and ChFC(Chartered Financial Consultant) designations, from the American College in Bryn Mawr, PA. He was a founding member and board chairman of Advantage Insurance Network (AIN) from 1995 to 1999. He is a member of and active in numerous industry organizations, including The Association for Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU), National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA), Society of Financial Services Professionals (SFSP), and a founder of The American College Endowment (ACE). He attended the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota. He is a founding major contributor to Providence Christo Rey, and serves on the board.
Patty recently retired as an audit director of Deloitte. At Deloitte, she managed the Indianapolis office’s not for profit and employee benefit practices and served a number of manufacturing and utility clients. Prior to her 13-year career at Deloitte, she spent 18 years at Allison Engine Company, now Rolls Royce, in various financial management positions. Patty recently joined the Board of Providence Cristo Rey High School in 2011 and serves on the Corporate Work Study Board. She has worked with the school as a Corporate Work Study Partner while at Deloitte and currently works weekly at the school as a volunteer. Patty is also the treasurer of the board of directors of Marquette Manor, an Indianapolis continuing care retirement community.
Jackie Simmons is Indiana University’s Vice President and General Counsel, and is legal advisor to the President, The Board of Trustees, and senior university administrators. Prior to IU, Jackie practiced law with Faegre Baker Daniels where she became managing partner of the Indianapolis office. Joining Reilly Industries, Inc. in 1994, Jackie served as General Counsel, and subsequently became Vice President and General Manager in 2001. Jackie has been an adjunct faculty member in the Maurer School of Law since 1991 and has also taught at the Lex Mundi Institute in California. Additionally, Jackie currently serves on the Board of Visitors of the IU Maurer School of Law, on the Board of Directors of the Julian Center, and the IU Foundation Women’s Philanthropy Council, of which she is a founding member. Jackie received a bachelor’s degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame and earned her JD at the IU Maurer School of Law.
Donna Watzke is a retired administrator from St.Vincent Hospital, where she served as a human resources consultant. She is also a former director of pastoral planning for the Diocese of Fort Wayne/South Bend. She received an undergraduate degree from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, a master of social work degree with a concentration in family therapy from The Catholic University of America, and a master of education administration degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is an Associate of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.
Mary McCoy serves as the Assistant Superintendent of Instruction for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. In her role she supports schools with instructional resources, assistance in technology integration, safety processes, and school data. She also works closely with the superintendent in area of curriculum, professional development, special needs and government programs. She holds both Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Indiana University and a Masters in Educational Administration from the Alliance for Catholic Schools.Mary
Steven Strawbridge recently retired from Frost Brown Todd, LLC after 41 years of practice. He received his BS degree from the Kelley School of Business and a JD from Indiana University. He has held leadership positions in the American Bar Association, Defense Research Institute, and the International Association of Defense counsel, and has been on the board of the National Legal Center for Medically Dependent and Disabled and is active with the Indianapolis Bar Association Homeless Aid Project
Tom Zupancic retired from the Indianapolis Colts in 2011 where he served 28 years as the team’s Strength and Conditioning Coach, Director of Business Development and Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. He now works for Deem Electrical and Engineering and sister company, Central Security and Communications. He is a graduate of the University of Indianapolis where he was inducted into the UIndy Athletic Hall of Fame and received the school’s Distinguished Alumni Award.
Mary Pat Sharpe
Mary Pat Sharpe recently retired as a school administrator in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis where she worked for 20 years. She served as assistant principal at St. Pius X and principal at St. Joan of Arc and All Saints Catholic Schools. She now serves as an adjunct professor at Marian University.
Tom Bennett, CFO Schwarz Partners, LP worked in banking for a number of years before joining Schwarz Partners, an approximate $2.5 billion total revenue company with more than 4,000 employees. Bennett served on the board of Happy Hollow Camp for Children in Brown County and more recently on the boards of Agape, a charity founded locally to keep foster siblings together in a safe environment, and Safe Families for Children, designed to help families in crisis. He and his family are members of St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church, Carmel.
Wayne Pack, Chief Human Resources Officers with Community Health Network has more than 30 years of experience as a strategic business partner in the area of human resources management with RCA Corp, General Electric, Thompson Consumer Electronics and BrightPoint North America. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Secondary Education from Tennessee Technology University.
Matthew J. Hayes
Matthew Hayes serves as Project Director for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. He previously worked as Director of Pastoral Care, St. Vincent Health and was President of Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School from 2006-2012. He has served in a number of roles with Catholic Education including coordinator of Ecumenical and Inter-Religious Relations with the Archdiocese of Louisville, Director of Religious Education and Coordinator of Adult Eduction with the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and a high school teacher of religious education.