Keynote Speaker, Dan Conway

Dan Conway 

We are proud and delighted to have Dan Conway as our keynote speaker. Dan Conway is a leader in the field of mission advancement who has helped redefine the meaning of stewardship in the Catholic Church in the United States and beyond. Since 1979, Dan has worked with dozens of Catholic dioceses, seminaries, religious communities, parishes, and schools in the areas of planning, communications, stewardship education, and fundraising. He has served as chief development officer for Marian University and three Roman Catholic archdioceses (Louisville, Indianapolis, and Chicago), and has provided consulting leadership for diocesan capital stewardship campaigns throughout the United States.

Dan has facilitated strategic planning for more than a dozen Catholic dioceses, religious communities, seminaries, colleges, and universities in the Midwest and South. Dan also provides workshops for Catholic dioceses and seminaries in all regions of the continental United States and several other countries. As a globally-recognized author, speaker, and consultant, Dan writes a monthly article that is widely distributed to Catholic and other faith-based organizations. Dan is a graduate of Saint Meinrad College (BA), Indiana University (MA), and St. Meinrad School of Theology (MRE).


Introducing Interest Track Breakout Sessions:


Beginner Stewardship 

Focus of Stewardship

Jim Kelley, Diocese of Charlotte, NC


4 Pillars & 3 T’s of Stewardship

Kerry Ann Tornesello, Diocese of Charlotte, NC


Stewardship Tool Kit

Jim Kelley, Diocese of Charlotte, NC


Advanced Stewardship

 Engaging Young Adults in Stewardship

Abigail Byron-Goslin, Campus Ministry, Diocese of Savannah, GA

AJ Alix, Youth Adult Minister, Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Atlanta, Georgia


Teaching Stewardship to Children & Youth

Jim Kelley, Diocese of Charlotte, NC


Promoting Stewardship in the Digital Age

Nadia Zuniga, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Alpharetta, GA

Beth Zuhosky, St. Mark Catholic Church, Huntersville, NC


Hispanic Stewardship (all sessions in Spanish)

 Stewardship 101

Cecilia Arreaza, Diocese of Charlotte, NC


Engaging Hispanic Young Adults

Joe M. Citro, Campaign Director, Greater Mission, LLC

Paula Cadavid, Campaign Director, Greater Mission, LLC


 Stewardship & V Encuentro

Mr. Joseph Citro, V.P., Greater Mission, LLC


Parish Leaders & Staff

 Parish Plans

Kerry Ann Tornesello, Diocese of Charlotte, NC


Planned Giving Initiatives in the Parish

Ray-Eric Correia, Diocese of Charlotte, NC

Ryan Flood, Diocese of Raleigh, NC


Best Practices Forum

Maureen Coates, Diocese of Savannah, GA