I have served as the executive director of St. Vincent de Paul for the past 13 years where I have been responsible for coordinating and overseeing the Society’s 200 employees and 7,000 volunteers and $25 million annual budget. Former insurance executive with Transamerica and certified public accountant with KPMG Peat Marwick. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is an international non-profit organization dedicated to serving the poor and providing others with the opportunity to serve. The Phoenix Diocesan Council has been assisting central and northern Arizona families since 1946. Programs include services for the homeless, medical and dental care for the working poor, charity dining rooms, thrift stores, a transitional housing shelter and general assistance for individuals in need.