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Leadership Team

Alan Pickett

Alan Pickett Alan Pickett joined Catholic Charities in September 2014 as our ninth Executive Director after 36 years in professional service as a practicing CPA, and in various administrative and leadership roles in several professional service firms. Most recently, Alan was the Executive Director at Taft Stettinius & Hollister, a large regional law firm based in Cincinnati. During Alan’s professional career he completed a Master of Arts Program in Lay Pastoral Ministry from the Athenaeum of Ohio in 2010. In addition, Alan has spent much of his adult life preparing to give back to the community by actively participating in numerous ministries at his parish and volunteering in a variety of programs in the community including the Diocese of Covington Pro Life Commission, Tender Mercies and Exodus Jail Listening Ministry of Northern Kentucky. Alan is also active in the Cursillo movement.

Shannon Braun, MSW, Assistant Executive Director
Vicky Bauerle, BA, Institutional Advancement Manager
David Durr, LCSW, Mental Health Counselor and Clinical Director
Anna Phillips, BA, FDC, Client Care Coordinator, Parenting Supervisor, St. Joseph Apartment Supervisor
Deanna Singer, Controller

Administrative Staff

Jennifer Abdrabbo, Institutional Advancement and Development Associate
Amy Littleton, Quality Assurance Coordinator
Jill Walch, Volunteer Coordinator

Program Staff

Patti Anderson, Housing Supervisor
Amy Bauer, Parish Kitchen Assistant Manager
Dave Capella, Jail Ministry Coordinator

Cyndi Dennemann, MA, LPCC, Clinical Counselor
Sheila Dumford, MSW, CSW, School Counseling Supervisor & School Counselor
Mindy Garcia, Parish Kitchen AssociateJohn Hehman, Mobile Food Pantry Coordinator
Brandy Medaugh, Client Care Specialist and St. Joseph Case Manager
Donna Moreland, MSW, CSW, School Counselor
Sharon Raaker, MS, LPCC, School Counselor
Margaret Rahn, Client Care Specialist

Michelle Schuck, MSW, CSW, School Counselor
James Wendeln, Parish Kitchen Manager
Belle Zembrodt, LPCC, Clinical Counselor

The email address of staff members (except for Parish Kitchen), is the first letter of staff member’s first name and their last name @covingtoncharities.org. Additional email for Parish Kitchen parishkitchen@fuse.net.

Board of Directors

Most Reverend John C. Iffert, DD, President
Bishop of Covington

Very Rev. Mark Keene, Vice President
Vicar General; Pastor, St. Agnes Parish

Msgr. Gerald Reinersman, V.F.
Pastor, St Joseph, Cold Spring

Mr. Dale Henson, Treasurer
Chief Financial Officer, Diocese of Covington

Fr. Michael Comer

Pastor, Mother of God Parish

Fr. Michael Grady, Secretary
Parochial Vicar, St. Augustine Parish, Covington

Advisory Board

Tim Beck

Board Chair
Cincinnati Bell Vice President IT

Julie Fortner

Deacon Jerry Franzen
Retired School Teacher

Gregory T George
Finance Committee Chair
Financial Advisor

Dan Groneck
Retired Bank Executive

Jeff Jehn
Retired Business Owner

Dan Meier
Retired Pharmacist

Ed Monohan

Sr. Fran Moore, CDP
Program & Advocacy Committee Chair
Sister of Divine Providence

Randy Rawe
Board Vice-Chair
Marketing & Fund Development Chair
Financial Advisor

Tom Rawe
Retired Engineer

Msgr. Gerald Reinersman
Board Development and Nominations Chair
Pastor, St. Joseph, Cold Spring

Clare Ruehl

Mary Paula Schuh
Architect/Planner, NKU

Jim Volz
Retired Chemist, Sales & Marketing