Therese is a currently member of Catholic Charities USA national Leadership Team for Parish Social Ministry, Bridging the Gap Collaborative (Assisi Foundation) and Our Lady Queen of Peace Retreat Center Board. She is a certified trainer in Bridges Out of Poverty™, Getting Ahead™, and Transition to Success™.
A move to Memphis in 2004 brought Therese a career shift from the corporate world to ministry. She joined CCWTN in September 2010 as the Director of Parish Social Ministry, after serving at the Church of the Holy Spirit for 7 years. Previously Therese was a licensed long term care administrator, practicing primarily in assisted living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities. She is a graduate of the School of Aging Studies at the University of South Florida.
Therese and her husband Chuck have two adult children: Mary and Alan. They are happy grandparents of Abigail Grace and Mary Elizabeth.