About Us

The Catholic Community Foundation is an autonomous pious foundation formed under Canon Law sections 1303, §1,1 and 114, §2 and incorporated as a nonprofit entity in the State of Texas. Organized in 2006 under the ecclesial authority of the Metropolitan Archbishop of San Antonio, the foundation represents an emerging ministry that:

  • Provides investment and endowment management services for the benefit of the apostolic activities of the Roman Catholic Church and its related institutions; and,
  • Provides donors with strategies and mechanisms to provide financial support for the Catholic ministries of their choice through Donor Advised Funds, Planned Giving/Bequests or outright donations.

For more information, please contact Alison Cochrane, CEO/President at 210-732-2157 or at [email protected]

Our Leadership

The Catholic Community Foundation is led by a group of visionary Catholic business and community leaders who provide morally responsible, professional and effective financial management for our Catholic institutions.

Board of Directors

Board of Trustees Officers

Stephen M. Dufilho

Stephen M. Dufilho

Chair

Investments

Ray E. Berend

Ray E. Berend

Chair, Audit Committee

Certified Public Accountant

George J. Person

George J. Person

Secretary

Attorney at Law, Person, Whitworth, Borchers & Morales, L.L.P.

Eric C. Opiela

Eric C. Opiela

Treasurer

Attorney at Law

Most Reverend Gustavo Garcia-Siller, M.Sp.S.

Most Reverend Gustavo Garcia-Siller, M.Sp.S.

Ex-Officio

Metropolitan Archbishop of San Antonio

Most Rev. Bishop Michael J. Boulette, DD

Most Rev. Bishop Michael J. Boulette, DD

EX-Officio

Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of San AntonioModerator of the Curia, Vicar General

 

 

 

Most Reverend Gary W. Janak, J.C.L.

Most Reverend Gary W. Janak, J.C.L.

EX-Officio

Auxiliary Bishop of San Antonio
Vicar General
Chancellor

 

 

 

Trustees 

Richard C. Dietz

Richard C. Dietz

Past Chair, Investment Committee

 Retired AT&T Officer

 

Richard Kardys

Richard Kardys

Chair, Investment Commitee

Retired Group Vice President – Frost Bank

Frank M. Kudla, Jr.

Frank M. Kudla, Jr.

President & COO, FNK Ventures, L.L.C.

Father Martin J. Leopold

Father Martin J. Leopold

Pastor, Mary Mother of the Church

 

Mona Mengler

Mona Mengler

Community Volunteer

Rick Molina

Rick Molina

Owner, Mesquite Country Enterprises

Paul Olivier

Paul Olivier

Retired Banker

John Robb

John Robb

Retired Banker

Catholic Community Foundation Staff

The Catholic Community Foundation staff oversees and administers the operation of the Foundation.

Alison Cochrane

Alison Cochrane

CEO/President

Deacon John Benage

Deacon John Benage

Vice President

Rachel Babcock

Rachel Babcock

Executive Assistant