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Board of Trustees


The Detroit Cristo Rey Board consists of 23 trustees, including two each from the school's religious sponsors, the IHM Sisters and Basilian Fathers. The other trustees bring their own background of achievement in a variety of fields – including education, law, and business. Each is drawn to the challenge of board membership to make an impact on the school.

John McNally
Law Offices of John G. McNally P.C.

Catherine A. Weissenborn

Board Members

Stacy Brovitz, Partner (2 yrs.)

Buckeye Tartan


Kathy Tkach (new this year)

IHM Representative


Hon. Robert Colombo, Judge (new this year)

3rd Judicial Circuit Court of Michigan


Andy Combs, Vice-President (5 yrs.)

Nuveen Investments


Jane Hammang-Buhl (4 yrs.)

Professor Emerita, Marygrove College


Ron Harbour (2 yrs.)

Partner, Harbour Consulting


Dave Leonard (4 yrs.)

Leonard Bros. Data Management


Paddy Lynch, Funeral Director (4 yrs.)

Lynch & Sons


Ed Mannino, CFO (5 yrs.)
Strategic Staffing Solutions


Rob Mason, Chairman (1 yr.)

Valassis Communications, Inc.


Rene Palileo (new this year)

Ford Motor Company Fund


Patrick McDaniel, President (4 yrs.)



Jo Anne Mondowney, Executive Director (4 yrs.)

Detroit Public Library


Russ Pogats, Director (5 yrs.)

North Area Power Plants, DTE Energy


Maurice Restivo, CSB (2 yrs.)

Basilian Fathers


William Riegel, CSB (1 yr.)

Basilian Fathers


Gloria Rivera, IHM (4 yrs.)

IHM Sisters


Chuck Schmidt, Sr. Investment Specialist (4 yrs.)

Northwestern Mutual


Damon Tooles, President (1 yr.)

Tooles Contracting Group, LLC