Board of Directors

Matthew Cohoat '78

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

Chair; 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.

Christian T. Browning '93 

Co-founder, MOBI Wireless Management 
University of Notre Dame

Vice Chair; Board member 2005–2014; 2016

Christian co-founded MOBI, an industry-leading enterprise mobility management software and services provider. MOBI spun out of Bluefish Wireless, an entity also founded by Christian and three other Cathedral classmates in 2001. Christian and his wife Amie live in Zionsville with their four children and are members of St. Maria Goretti.

Victoria Schneider '88 Temple

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

Secretary; Board member since 2017

Victoria is the Chief Executive Officer and a third generation owner of The Schneider Corporation. She sits on the boards of the Indianapolis Parks Foundation and Actors Theatre of Indiana. 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.

Dr. Matthew Will

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

Treasurer; 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.

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, three of whom are currently Cathedral students. The family is a member of St. Simon Catholic Church.



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

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.

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.

Dennis Barlow

Business Development Executive, Dell Technologies
Purdue University, BS Mechanical Engineering

Board members since 2018

Dennis Barlow is a Business Development Executive with Dell Technologies. Dennis has enjoyed an extensive career in IT over the past 23 years, working for companies such as EDS/HP, ACS/Xerox/Siemens/Atos.  During his tenure, Dennis has held a variety of leadership positions, including Vice President of Business Development, Director of Sales and numerous technology based roles. Prior board experience for Dennis includes The Oaks Academy, where he served as both a Trustee and Board Chair.

Dennis and his wife, Angela have 3 children; Kayla - 15 (Cathedral, Class of ’21), Joshua - 12 and Adriana - 10. Dennis is a member of Traders Point Christian Church.  

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.

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.

Denise Farrell, Hon. '08 

Cathedral staff member (retired)
Ball State University

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.

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 students.

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 and his wife, Alicia, live in Indianapolis with their three children. They are members of St. Luke Catholic Church.

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 5.  Mike and Bonny are members of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel.

Jason Konesco '90 

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

Board member since 2014

Jason Konesco co-founded ClearScholar in 2016 with Indianapolis-based venture studio High Alpha. Jason has previously served as president and CEO of Harrison College after joining the organization as director of admissions in 1999. His other board memberships include the Academy of Art University (San Francisco), University of Advancing Technology (Tempe), Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, and the Indianapolis Racers Youth Hockey Association. He and his wife, Jodi, have three children, and two are currently attending Cathedral.

Dan Mattingly '01 

Vice President, NCW
Loyola University Chicago, BA in Economics
Loyola University Chicago, BA in Finance

Board member since 2016

Dan joined Cathedral’s board in 2016 after serving for three years on the Indianapolis Archdiocese’s Celebrating Catholic School Values (CCSV) campaign. Dan and his wife Jill (CHS ’01) have five children: Maya, Jack, Lexi, Grace and Quinn and are members of St. Louis de Montfort Parish in Fishers.

Dave McDowell '75

Owner and President, Techlite
Indiana University, BS in business and marketing

Board member since 2013

Dave has been president and owner of Techlite since 1987 and specializes in project evaluation, total lighting applications, and lighting consultation. Dave is married to Karen Field OLG ‘74 McDowell.

Kyle McGrath '01 

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

Board member since 2017

Kyle currently works with the sales team across the United States for Lexmark International. 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 Emerging Leaders group and the Alumni Association Board. He resides in McCordsville with his wife, Danielle and their young son, Evan.

Kathryn Martin O'Neil '83

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

Board member since 2018

Kathy is a proud 1983 Cathedral graduate. Kathy has work experience as a Pulliam Fellow for The Indianapolis Star, Media Planner & Buyer for Leo Burnett Advertising, Managing Associate, and Asst. Editor for Outside Magazine and Managing Editor for Rand McNally Corporation.  

Kathy’s board experience includes Tri-Church Coalition for the Homeless and Liturgy Commission and Outreach Commission for Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church.  She is currently serving as Secretary & Special Projects Director for Friends of Honduran Children, Inc.

Kathy is married to Dr. Stephen O’Neil and together they have 3 children; Patrick ‘15, Annie ‘18  and Cece. They are members of Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Sharon Reed

Director of Administration at RCR Technology Corporation
The Ohio State University, BA Journalism, Minor Communications

Board member since 2016

After a career in Public Relations, Sharon joined her husband Robert and founded RCR Technology Corporation, a local IT Consulting Firm. Today she serves as a member of the Executive Leadership Team. As an active member of the community, Sharon serves in leadership positions on a number of philanthropic boards, including Eskenazi Health Foundation, Horizon House and LUPUS Foundation of America. Sharon and her husband reside in Fishers and worship at New Horizons Church. They have two daughters, both graduates of Cathedral.

Carmen Hansen SAA '66 Rivera

President, DuoChart
Owner, Carmen, Inc.
St. Mary of the Wood College, BA in Spanish

Board member since 2010

Carmen serves as the president of DuoChart, a company that develops bilingual culturally sensitive patient advocacy and care products for healthcare providers. Carmen is also the owner of Carmen, Inc. a corporate and community based leadership, race relations and diversity training. She is a founding member of the Women’s Fund of Central Indiana, the All-Girls High Schools Legacy Board, and the Fund for Hoosier Excellence.

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.

Greg Stephens

Principal at Mussett, Nicholas and Associates, Inc.
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, BS Engineering

Board member since 2016

Greg Stephens has served on Cathedral’s board since 2016 and has also chaired the “Celebrating Catholic Schools Values Development Committee.” Greg is married to Carol Knych ‘79 Stephens and they are the parents of three Cathedral graduates, Eddie ‘11, Jack ‘13 and Joanie ‘17. Greg and his family are members of St. Lawrence Catholic Church.

Pete A. Ugo

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

Board member since 2018

Pete has over 20 years of audit and consulting experience with Crowe, and is the leader of the firm’s national not-for-profit and higher education audit practice.

Pete has been involved with the AICPA National Not-for-Profit Industry Conference Steering Committee member and A&A Lead; Junior Achievement Board of Directors and Finance/Audit Committee Member; 2012 Super Bowl Committee Program Committee Finance Liaison; St. Lawrence Catholic Church Finance Committee Chair; CHS Finance and Audit Committee Member.

Pete is married to Christina Knych '93 Ugo and their children are Maria '19,  Monica ‘21, Mark and Matthew. The family are members of St. Lawrence.


R. James Alerding '63

John L. Davis '66

Joseph M. Dezelan '62

Daniel O’Malia '65

Richard Pfleger '73


Robert Bridges 

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, two of whom are Cathedral graduates and one of whom is a Cathedral student. The family is a member of St. Simon Catholic Church.

David Worland 

Purdue University, BS in Education
Purdue University, MS in Education
Tenure at Cathedral since 2002

Dave Worland began his teaching career in the Lafayette Catholic Schools system including a stint as principal, athletic director, and boys varsity basketball coach at Lafayette Catholic Junior/Senior High School. He is on the board for the IHSAA and the INPEA. He and Janet have three children who attended Cathedral and the family belongs to St. Matthew parish.

Colleen O'Brien-Teasley 

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 is a Cathedral graduate and her twin boys are Cathedral sophomores.

Nicole Beasley '98 

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 her three children attend St. Louis de Montfort School.

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 freshman.