Meet Our Expert Event Planners…

Doreen Jaress

Throughout Doreen’s career, she has built engineering teams for high tech startup companies, placed executives on leadership teams in various industries, and provided Human Resources services as a consultant and trainer. Doreen has built 3 successful service-oriented businesses, including a Staffing company called Jaress and Associates, as well as an Events business, The Ranch at Half Moon Bay. Doreen brings a combination of strategy, connection with purpose, and relating meaningfully with people, so as to be of service and to achieve outcomes in an inclusive and holistic manner.

Bob Smith

Bob Smith is a Strategic Business Consultant who has been working with executives of Fortune 500 companies for over 30 years. Appreciated for his unique insights and systems thinking, Bob is highly effective when working with people who are feeling overwhelmed or lost, aiding in their search to find some clarity and certainty to win at work and at home. He is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of others, and is drawn to being a guide for those who have experienced loss.

Katrina Bremner

As a heart-centered individual, Katrina Bremner provides safe, nurturing, and uplifting care and communication for every project she works on. Her personality and practices allow her to guide and support individuals as she manages and coordinates their needs.

Our Web Team

Will
Deatherage

Will Deatherage is a Graduate Student in Systematic Theology at The Catholic University of America. He has designed websites, managed social media, and produced videos and podcasts for various organizations, such as the Catholic University of America School of Theology and Religious Studies, the Institute for Human Ecology, and the Medical Institute for Sexual Health. He is the CEO of Catholics For Hire.

Mary
Ryan

Mary Ryan is a graduate of The Catholic University of America. She has written and edited articles, designed websites, created logos, organized fundraising events, and assisted in video production over the past four years. Mary has a background in music and has sang for conferences by The Knights of Columbus, televised Masses at ORTV and events that EWTN has covered, and performed with various other groups.

Sam
Shadle

​Sam Shadle is a senior Computer Science and Sacred Music double-major at Franciscan University of Steubenville. In the past, he has successfully executed brand and identity design, social media and email campaign management, and website design and maintenance for Catholic and secular groups.