February 2, 2016
Milwaukee, Wis.– Catholic Financial Life announced today its 2016-2018 Board of Directors. Five individuals were elected to their first three-year term and six individuals were re-elected to service on the Board.
The five newly elected board members are: Allan Lorge, Cedarburg, Wis.; Jay Mack, Hartland, Wis.; Lisa Mick, Fond du Lac, Wis.; Susan Obermiller, Green Bay, Wis.; and Marion Strauss, Cedarburg, Wis.
The following six individuals were re-elected to the Board of Directors: Dennis Kabat, New Holstein, Wis.; John Kenawell, St. Louis, Mo.; Patrick Murphy, Ph.D., Milwaukee, Wis.; Paul Pinsonnault, North Attleboro, Mass.; David Singer, Kenosha, Wis.; and Michael Stivoric, Pewaukee, Wis.
In addition, Kristine Rappé, Milwaukee, Wis., was confirmed as an appointed director who will serve a one-year, renewable term.
“Our Board is comprised of a talented group of individuals with great breadth of experiences in a variety of fields including executive leadership, finance, information technology, compliance, customer service and volunteer engagement,” said Bill O’Toole, President & CEO, Catholic Financial Life.
The newly elected board members replace five board members whose terms expired at the end of 2015: Mary Baker, Wauwatosa, Wis.; Carla Breunig, Menomonee Falls, Wis.; Robert Dippold, Maria Stein, Ohio; Thomas VanHimbergen, Mequon, Wis.; and Art Wigchers, Brookfield, Wis.
"I'm extremely grateful to the five outgoing board members for their strategic oversight and counsel as we navigated the low interest rate environment and challenging economy over the past three years,” remarked O’Toole. “Their dedication to our Society helped to lay a foundation of governance best practices that the new Board will build on.”