Richard C. “Dick” Hackett joins Catholic Charities of West Tennessee as the new Executive Director. Mr. Hackett has long been involved in the non-profit sector in Memphis. He also served as the Mayor of Memphis. Dick will be responsible for operation and management of the many programs offered by Catholic Charities of West Tennessee, overseeing the implementation of programs, and leading the staff as the social services arm of the Catholic Diocese of Memphis.
Dick and his wife, Kathy, have been married for 36 years and have three children and four grandchildren. They are members of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in the Midtown area of Memphis.
In his free time, Dick likes to spend time with his wonderful grandchildren.