Board of Directors

Victoria Schneider '88 Temple

CEO and Owner, The Schneider Corporation
The University of Notre Dame, BA
Ohio Northern University School of Law, JD

Board Chair; Board member since 2017

Victoria is the Chief Executive Officer and a third generation owner of The Schneider Corporation. She is currently the Board Chair of the Indianapolis Parks Foundation and a board member of St. Vincent Carmel and Fishers Hospitals, Discovering Broadway, and the Friends of the Lawrence Police Foundation. Victoria graduated from Cathedral in 1988. She and her husband, David, are members of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and have two daughters Caroline ‘18 and Mary Kate ‘19.

 

 

 

Kevin Alerding '88 

Partner, and Director of Family Office, Indie Asset Partners
Ball State University, BS in corporate financial management
Indiana University School of Law, JD

Vice Chair; Board member since 2016

Kevin recently joined Indie Asset Partners, a Carmel-based Registered Investment Advisor, as a Partner and the Director of IAP’s newly-established Family Office. He has more than 20 years of experience in estate planning, business exit planning, and estate and trust administration, including most recently 17 years as a Partner in the Trusts & Estates practice group of Ice Miller LLP. Kevin retired from the U.S. Army Reserve after 20 years of service in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps. He and his wife, Sharon Alerding (Henn ’88), are members of Immaculate Heart of Mary parish and parents to four children who have attended or are attending Cathedral.

Pete A. Ugo

Partner, Crowe LLP 
University of Notre Dame, BA Business Administration and Accounting

Treasurer: Board member since 2018

Pete has 24 years of audit and consulting experience with Crowe LLP, a top-10 national accounting and consulting firm, and is the leader of the firm’s national not-for-profit and higher education audit practice.

In addition to serving on Cathedral’s Board of Trustees since 2018 (and currently as Treasurer), Pete has also been involved with Junior Achievement of Central Indiana’s Board of Directors and Finance/Audit Committee, St. Lawrence Catholic Church Finance Committee Chair, University of Notre Dame Accounting Advisory Board, Saint Mary’s College Parent Council, and the AICPA’s Not-for-Profit Expert Panel.

Pete is married to Christina Knych '93 Ugo and their children are Maria '19,  Monica ‘21, Mark '25 and Matthew (7th grader at St. Lawrence Catholic School). The family are members of St. Lawrence Catholic Church.

Denise Farrell, Hon. '08 

Cathedral staff member (retired)
Ball State University

Secretary; Board member since 2010

Denise Farrell was a Cathedral staff member in a variety of roles for 29 years before her retirement in 2008. She was named an honorary graduate in 2008. Denise was inducted into the Indiana High School Volleyball Hall of Fame in 1997, was 1988 Marion County Coaches of Girls Sports Association City Coach of the Year, 1989 Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association District 3 Coach of the Year, and 1989 Indianapolis Star Metro Volleyball Coach of the Year. Denise and her husband, Bill, have two children who both graduated from Cathedral and are members of Holy Spirit at Geist Catholic Church.

Robert Bridges

President, Cathedral High School
St. Joseph’s College
Teachers College, Columbia University
Catholic University of America, Catholic School Leadership and Policy Studies

Board member since 2016

Rob Bridges is the former Head of school at Muskegon Catholic Central and former teacher and coach at American School of Rio de Janeiro. He is a former Peace Corps volunteer. He and his wife Marcia have four children, Robbie '17, Gabi '18, Dani '20 and Sammy '23. The family are parishioners at St. Simon Catholic Church.

BOARD MEMBERS

Rev. Eric Augenstein, MDiv. '96

Director of Seminarians, Archdiocese of Indianapolis/Pastor, Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ Catholic Church
La Salle University (Philadelphia), BA in Philosophy and Theology
Saint Meinrad School of Theology, MA and MDiv

Board member since 2013

Fr. Eric Augenstein is a priest of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. He has served as a high school theology teacher and chaplain at Seton Catholic High School (Richmond, Indiana) and Our Lady of Providence High School (Clarksville, Indiana), as well as the Associate Pastor of St. Andrew, St. Mary, and Holy Family Churches (Richmond, Indiana), and pastor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church (New Albany, Indiana). Since 2013, he has served in the Vocations Office for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, currently as Director of Seminarians, and since 2019 also serves as Pastor of Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ Catholic Church in Indianapolis. Fr. Eric is also co-author of The Idiot’s Guides: Catholicism.

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Very Rev. Patrick Beidelman, STL, '90

Executive Director of the Secretariat for Worship and Evangelization/Rector SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral
Wabash College
St. Meinrad School of Theology, MA, MDiv
Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome, S.T.L. with a specialization in liturgical theology

Board member since 2000

Fr. Pat is an ordained priest for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. He has served as the associate pastor of St. Monica Church, as the chaplain of Cardinal Ritter Junior/Senior High School and as the pastor of the parishes of St. Michael and Holy Guardian Angels in Franklin County. From 2009-2013, he served as the Vice Rector of Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary and the Director of Liturgy for the archdiocese. He has been in his present roles since 2014.

Christian T. Browning '93 

University of Notre Dame, BBA Finance
University of Notre Dame, BA Spanish

Board Member 2005 – 2014; 2016 – present

Christian co-founded MOBI, an industry-leading enterprise mobility management software and services provider. MOBI spun out of Bluefish Wireless, an entity founded by Christian and three other Cathedral classmates in 2001.  Christian also serves on the Foundation Board of St. Richard’s Episcopal.  He and his wife, Amie, have four children and are members of St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church.

Matthew Cohoat '78

CFO and Executive Vice President, Becknell Industrial
Purdue University, BS in accounting

Board member since 2010

Matt is on the board of directors for United Way of Central Indiana, St. Mary’s Child Center, and the Western Golf Association. He is president of Cohoat and O’Neal Golf Management. Matt and his wife, Jan, have four children who all graduated from Cathedral. The family belongs to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel parish. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Regina Cross '98

Investment Management, Goldman Sachs

Board member since 2019

Regina leads a team in the Investment Management Division that manages investment portfolios for family offices, corporate executives, foundations and endowments. She was previously the Brand CFO for LillyUSA’s neuroscience portfolio.

Regina was Class President for ‘98 and serves on the boards of Victory Gardens Theater, KIPP Indy, Chicago Foundation for Women, and recognized as an Emerging Leader for Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Regina has her BS from Indiana University an MA as well as MBA from Stanford University.

J. Michael Cunningham

CEO & Founder, Maetrics
Indiana State University, BS
Fielding University, MA

Board member since 2017

Michael is the CEO and founder of Maetrics, a life sciences consulting firm. He has more than 30 years of entrepreneurial experience leading innovative consulting companies. Prior to founding Maetrics, he founded Theoris and served as its Chief Executive Officer and President. Michael has always been a strong supporter of Cathedral, most notably helping make possible the transformation of the carriage house on Cathedral’s property into the Cunningham Fine Arts Center in 1998. He is a 1998 Bishop Chartrand Award recipient. His daughter graduated from Cathedral in 1998.

Gregg Gallant 

Founder, President, and CEO, Allegient
University of Notre Dame, BA in finance
University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business, MBA

Board member since 2016

Prior to founding Allegient, named one of the “Inc.” 5000’s fastest growing companies for the fifth year in a row as well as one of Indiana’s Best Places to Work for six years, Gregg served as director of operations at NISYS, group director at Software Synergy, and director of strategic initiatives, building commissioner and Mayor’s Fellow during the Steve Goldsmith administration for the City of Indianapolis. Gregg and his wife, Lori, are parents of three Cathedral graduates.

Michael J. Hannigan, Jr

Founder and CEO, Precedent Financial Corporation 
University of Notre Dame, BA Business Management

Board member since 2018

Mike currently serves on Junior Achievement of Central Indiana Board of Directors (member of Development Committee); Chair of Achievement Foundation of New York; St. Mary’s Child Center  (Co-chair Major Gifts Campaign 2015); Director: Indiana Builders Association (President, 2006); Director: National Association of Home Builders

Husband to Bonny Hannigan (retired Guidance Counselor at Cathedral); father to Carrie Hannigan '89 Kaiser, Mike '91 and Jim '94; grandfather to five.  Mike and Bonny are members of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church.

Ryan Hasbrook '92

Co-founder and CEO, Brooksource
Indiana University

Board member since 2015

Ryan Hasbrook is the co-founder and CEO of Brooksource, one of the nation’s fastest growing information technology staffing companies. Ryan hails from a long line of Cathedral legacies and has been an instrumental partner for the football and wrestling programs. Ryan has two sons currently at Cathedral, Jake '22 and Tyler '23, as well as a daughter at St. Luke. Ryan is a parishioner at St. Luke Catholic Church.

Colonel (Ret) David Kasberg '82

Purdue University, Bachelor of Science, General Biology
U.S. Air Force Air University, Master of Military Operational Art and Science
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Master of Science, Aviation/Aerospace Management

Colonel David Kasberg retired from the U.S. Air Force in 2014. During his 28 years of service, he was a pilot in the first C-17 and C-130J airlift squadrons, led strategic planning activities for Europe, Africa, and the Pacific, and was a Commander at multiple levels (both in the U.S. and deployed). Dave is currently a Vice President of Business Development at Rolls-Royce Defense North America, focusing on U.S. Air Force programs.

Dave is a Cathedral High School graduate, Class of 1982.  He and his wife Cece Mallett '83 Kasberg are members of St Simon the Apostle Parish, and he is active in their St Vincent de Paul Society Conference as the lead for assisting Veterans.  They have three sons, David, William, and Zachary.

Jason Konesco '90 

CEO & Co-founder, ClearScholar
University of Notre Dame, BA
Butler University, MBA

Board member since 2014

Jason is the President of Perceivant, Inc., an educational technology company serving higher education with digital courseware solutions. He co-founded ClearScholar in 2016 with Indianapolis-based venture studio High Alpha. ClearScholar was acquired in 2018, and he previously served as president and CEO of Harrison College after joining the organization as director of admissions in 1999. His other board roles include Academy of Art University (San Francisco), University of Advancing Technology (Tempe), Perceivant, Inc., and Notre Dame ACE Academies. He and his wife, Jodi, have three children (two Cathedral graduates and one current student at Cathedral) and are parishioners at Immaculate Heart of Mary. 

Jack Lashenik

Executive Vice President/Partner, American Structurepoint
Purdue University, BS Agricultural & Biological Engineering

Jack Lashenik is an executive vice president and partner of American Structurepoint, a leading engineering consulting and architectural firm with 16 locations in seven states. Jack leads American Structurepoint’s Architecture + Interiors, Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Land Surveying, and Planning + Economic Development groups. He is an active Purdue University alum, serving since 2009 as a Purdue Agricultural and Biological Engineering Academic Advisory Board member and as secretary of the Purdue Engineering Alumni Association since 2014. Jack is a graduate of the Stanley K. Lacy Leadership program.  

Jack and his wife, Courtney McGlynn '93 Lashenik, have three children: Will '22, Joe '24 and Ben (St. Matthew - 6th Grade). The Lashenik's are parishioners at St. Matthew Catholic Church where Jack serves as the parish council president.

Dr. Catherine Bradshaw '87 Michael

University of Notre Dame, BS in Biochemistry 1991
Indiana University School of Medicine, MD 1995

Cathy (Bradshaw) Michael grew up in the Immaculate Heart of Mary parish and graduated from Cathedral in 1987.  She has been a partner with St. Vincent Emergency Physicians, Inc, for 19 years and currently works part-time as an emergency physician at the various St. Vincent hospitals in central Indiana.  She serves as president of Friends of Patan Hospital, a 401(c)3 charity that supports health care in Nepal.  Cathy and her husband Jon-Adam have four children at Cathedral and The Oaks Academy:  Isaac ‘21; Andrew ‘23; Daniel, 7th grade; and Alice, 5th grade.  Cathy comes from a large Cathedral family - her father was a 1948 graduate and long-time board member, her four siblings are graduates, and numerous nieces and nephews are currently attending Cathedral. 

Kyle McGrath '01 

Industry Consultant, Lexmark International
DePauw University, BA
Indiana University, MBA

Board member since 2017

Kyle is a manager in Crowe's local government consulting practice. He is a 2001 graduate of Cathedral. While at Cathedral, he was quarterback on the football team under Coach Streiff. He stays engaged with Cathedral through his involvement with the Board of Trustees and as president of the Alumni Association Board. He resides in McCordsville with his wife, Danielle and their sons Evan and Connor.

Kathryn Martin O'Neil '83

 

Author of Madre: The Nun Who Was Mother to the Orphans of Honduras (2021) and Always Room For One More: Wit and Wisdom from the Mother Teresa of Honduras (2022)

University of Notre Dame, BA English 
Northwestern University, MS Journalism

Board member since 2018

Kathy is a proud 1983 Cathedral graduate. Her journalism career included positions as Managing Editor for Outside Magazine, Managing Editor for Rand McNally Corporation, and Pulliam Fellow for The Indianapolis Star. She leads several mission trips each year to a child-rescue mission in Honduras and currently serves as Secretary & Special Projects Director for Friends of Honduran Children, Inc.. 

Other board experience includes Tri-Church Coalition for the Homeless in Chicago and Liturgy and Outreach Commissions for Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic (IHM) Church here in Indy.

Kathy is married to Dr. Stephen O’Neil. They have 3 children; Patrick ‘15, Annie ‘18  and Cece ‘23, and are longtime members of IHM.

Matt Renie '11

SaaS Consultant, Zylo

Board member since 2019

Renie currently serves as a SaaS Consultant at Zylo in Indianapolis. He also served as student body president and the leprechaun mascot his senior year at Cathedral in 2011.

Bro. Roy Smith '61

Development Director for Midwest Province of Brothers, Congregation of Holy Cross
St. Edward’s University

Board member since 2005

In addition to the Cathedral Board, Brother Roy serves on the Black Catholic Advisory Board of Ft. Wayne-South Bend Diocese. He was also named the Center for Leadership Development’s Man of the Year receiving the 2016 Accomplished Achievement Award.

Angela Smith Jones

Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion for Health and Hospital Corp. 
Miami University -  Oxford, Ohio, BA
DePaul University College of Law, JD

Angela Smith Jones serves as Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion for Health and Hospital Corp.  Prior to assuming this role, she served as Deputy Mayor for Economic Development for the City of Indianapolis. Smith Jones has also served as General Counsel and Director of Policy and Legislative Affairs with the Indy Chamber. Angela Smith Jones, a native of Indianapolis, is a graduate of DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, Illinois where she earned her Doctor of Jurisprudence. Prior to law school, Smith Jones completed her undergraduate studies at Miami University, in Oxford, Ohio, with a degree in Broadcast/Journalism. Angela's son, Crayton, is a junior at Cathedral. Angela also serves on the boards of Employ Indy, 16 Tech Community Corporation and Innovation District, and the Indiana Latino Expo.

Dr. Matthew Will

Associate Professor of Finance, University of Indianapolis
Indiana University, BS Actuarial Sciences, MBA Finance
Anderson University, DBA Finance

Board member since 2011

After a career in private industry, Matt joined the faculty of Johns Hopkins University, where he won teacher of the year and began authoring textbooks and textbook supplements. In 2001 he returned to Indiana and joined the faculty of the University of Indianapolis. Matt sits on numerous community boards and is a regular media commentator on financial economics and public policy. He and his wife, Melanie, belong to Holy Rosary parish and both their children are Cathedral graduates.

EMERITUS MEMBERS

R. James Alerding '63

John L. Davis '66

Joseph M. Dezelan '62

Daniel O’Malia '65

Richard Pfleger '73

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EXECUTIVE TEAM 

Robert Bridges 

President
St. Joseph’s College
Teachers College, Columbia University
Catholic University of America, Catholic School Leadership and Policy Studies
Tenure at Cathedral since 2016

Rob Bridges is the former Head of school at Muskegon Catholic Central and former teacher and coach at American School of Rio de Janeiro. He is a former Peace Corps volunteer. He and his wife Marcia have four children, three of whom are Cathedral graduates and one is a current Cathedral student. The family is a member of St. Simon Catholic Church.

 
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Julie Barthel

 

Principal
University of North Carolina, Elementary Education
Butler University, Master's in Educational Leadership
Tenure at Cathedral 2002-2015, 2020-Present

Julie served as a Cathedral educator from 2002-2015 and served as Vice Principal at North Central from 2015-2019. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education from the University of North Carolina, where she also played volleyball. She earned her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Butler University. Her husband, Tim Barthel, has served on the Cathedral football coaching staff for 12 years. Her sons are Cathedral graduates, Connor Barthel ’11 and Collin Barthel ’14. Her daughter, Caiti Barthel, is a member of the Class of 2023. Julie and her family are parishioners at St. Simon the Apostle Catholic Church

Nicole Beasley '98 

nicole beasley

Executive Vice President for Advancement
Wheeling Jesuit University, BS in Psychology and Criminal Justice
Tenure at Cathedral since 2007

Nicole Beasley holds certificates from Indiana University School of Philanthropy, Catholic School Management, Inc., and Independent School Management. Nicole is a Randall L. Tobias Center for Leadership Excellence Hoosier Fellow, and a member of the Indiana Chapter of the Association Fundraising Professionals. Nicole is a member of St. Louis de Montfort Parish and three children, one attends SLDM and two at Cathedral.

Rolly Landeros 

rolly landeros

Chief Operating Officer
Bachelors of Science - Psychology Loyola University of Chicago, Loyola University 1995
Tenure at Cathedral since 2004

Rolly Landeros was Cathedral’s Chief Information Officer for 15 years before he was named Chief Operating Officer in 2019. In addition to his duties as COO, Rolly is overseeing the Innovation Center project, Brunette Park development projects, and our COVID-19 Task Force. He and his wife have two children who are Cathedral graduates, Joey ‘18 and Gabe ‘20.

Colleen O'Brien-Teasley 

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Chief Financial Officer
Indiana University, BS
Loyola Marymount University, MBA
Tenure at Cathedral since 2017

Prior to joining Cathedral, Colleen was Executive Director of Finance and CFO at Indiana State University Foundation. She also has experience as a senior accountant at Financial Technologies and Management. Colleen believes wholeheartedly in the mission of Cathedral. Her daughter Audrey is a 2018 graduate and her twin boys, William and Hays, graduated in 2021.

Anna Taul

anna taul

Director of Admissions
University of Kentucky, BA in Integrated Strategic Communication
Tenure at Cathedral since 2019

Anna came to us with former experience in college admissions at the University of Kentucky and the University of Notre Dame. Most recently, she was the Director of Admissions and Marketing for the Indianapolis Notre Dame ACE Academy Schools. Anna was hired in 2019, and she and her husband have two children.

Grace Trahan-Rodecap 

grace trahan rodecap

Director of Marketing
Oklahoma City University, BA in Mass Communication
Tenure at Cathedral since 2017

Grace has more than 25 years of experience in communications. She started her broadcasting career in Beaumont, Texas where she won the Texas School Bell Award for Outstanding Coverage of Educational Issues. She was an anchor/reporter at WRTV for 18 years and Marketing/Public Relations Coordinator at The Orchard School for four years. Grace serves on the board for Morning Light and is a cantor at her church, St. Monica. She and her husband have three children and live in the Trader's Point area. One of her children is a Cathedral senior and one is a sophomore.