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 September2010 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.