A member of the Jesuit Order since 1977; current Special Consultant to the United Nations Committee on Economics and Poverty; former President and Trustee, St. Johns Jesuit High School, Toledo, Ohio; Trustee, Co-founder/Former President, Boys Hope/Girls Hope, St. Louis, MO. Longtime activist for the poor and disadvantaged, serving on numerous charitable and nonprofit boards both nationally and internationally. Nominated CNN Hero; recipient of the United States’ Jefferson Award for Public Service, Guatemala’s Distinguished Humanitarian Award, Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow, commended by President George and Barbara Bush for outstanding public service.