Lourdes University is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of St. Francis and is guided by a strong Board of Trustees. The university is led by President Dr. Mary Ann Gawelek and has six key areas represented in the President’s Cabinet.

Administration
Mary Ann Gawelek

Mary Ann Gawelek, EdD
Office: Lourdes Hall 133
Title: President
Work: 419-824-3809
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Terry Keller

Terry M. Keller, PhD
Office: Lourdes Hall 132
Title: Vice President of Academic Affairs, Accreditation Liaison Officer
Work: 419-824-3535
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Greg Kneser

Greg Kneser, MA
Office: Lourdes Hall 137
Title: Vice President of Student Affairs
Work: 419-824-3759
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David Massey

David Massey, JD
Office: REH Lower Level
Title: Chief Information Officer
Work: 419-824-3509
Mobile: 219-796-7188
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Photo of Mary Sabin

Mary Sabin, BA
Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Office: Lourdes Alumni House
Work: 419-824-3969
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Sr Barb Vano

Sister Barbara Vano, OSF, MA
Acting Vice President of Mission and Ministry; Director of Service Learning
Office: San Damiano Campus Ministry House
Work: 419-824-3861
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Jeff L Williams

Jeffrey L. Williams, MPA
Senior Vice President for Finance & Administration
Office: St. Clare Hall 148
Work: 419-824-3730
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Eaton, Janet

Janet Eaton
Athletic Director
Office: REC 208
Work: 419-517-8987
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2020-21 Board of Trustees
Michael S. Koralewski, Chair
Senior Vice President of Global Manufacturing Operations, First Solar, Inc.
Thomas J. Winston, Treasurer
President and CEO, Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority
Daniel P. Ibele, Secretary
Retired General Manager-U.S./Canadian Region, Libbey, Inc.
Carrie A. Alexander, ‘09
Chief of Strategy and Business Development, Metroparks Toledo
Bibiana Boerio
Retired Senior Executive, Ford Motor Company
Thomas E. Brady
Founder, Plastic Technologies, Inc.
George A. Brymer, ‘10, ‘08
President and Chief Creative Officer, The Creative Block
William J. Carroll
Retired Chief Operating Officer, Dana Corporation
Pariss M. Coleman II
Senior Attorney, The Andersons, Inc.
Cynthia M. Dana
Community Advocate
Thomas P. Dillon
Toledo Managing Partner and Firmwide Management Committee Chair, Shumaker, Loop and Kendrick, LLP
James R. Gant, Esq.
Deputy Superintendent, Toledo Public Schools
Mary Ann Gawelek
President, Lourdes University
Sr. Carolyn L. Giera, OSF
Transitions Coordinator, Sisters of St. Francis
James A. Haudan, Past Chair
Chairman and Co-Founder, Root Inc.
Sandra M. Hylant
Vice President, Midland Title and Escrow, Ltd.
Jay R. Jindal
Physician, ProMedica Physicians ENT
Maureen M. Kenney
General Partner, Retired, CareLink Nursing Services
Elaine LaValley Lewandowski
Community Advocate
Rita N.A. Mansour
Senior Managing Director, Mansour Wealth Management/McDonald Partners
Sr. Rachel M. Nijakowski, OSF
Treasurer/Councilor, Sisters of St. Francis
Sr. Laureen M. Painter, OSF
Former Vice President for Mission, Ethics and Spiritual Care, St. Joseph Health System
Chrys Peterson, ‘11
Owner, Chrys Peterson Consulting, LLC
Bradley J. Rieger
Chief Operating Officer, Cooper-Smith Advertising
Sean E. Savage
Financial Advisor, Savage & Associates, Inc.
Hussien Y. Shousher
Retired CEO, GEM Inc. and GEM Energy
Karen Strauss
Chief Administrative Officer, ProMedica
Richard S. Sweeney
Regional President, Toledo Edison, a FirstEnergy Corp electric operating company
Harvey A. Tolson
Honorary Trustee; Owner/CEO, Tolson Enterprises, Inc.
Trustee Emeriti
Dolly Flasck, R.N.
Community Advocate
Thomas B. Geiger Jr., B.A.
President, Capital Tire Group, Inc.
Kevin J. Kenney, B.A., J.D.
Attorney-at-Law, Kevin J. Kenney & Associates
W. Geoffrey Lyden, III, B.B.A.*
CEO, The Lyden Company
Martha Mewhort, A.B., M.A.
Retired History Professor, Lourdes University
Joseph T. Nachtrab, B.A., C.P.A.
President, Northaven Development Group
Robert E. O’Brien, B.B.A.*
Chairman of the Board, Century Equipment, Inc.
Larry D. Ulrich, B.B.A.
President, LDU Enterprises, LLC

* Deceased