The diocese is pleased to welcome Carl N. Hockenberry as its new Treasurer. He begins the job on February 16.
Carl is a Certified Public Accountant with 25 years experience and a solid knowledge of church and non-profit finance. He has worked for major accounting firms and more recently maintained his own practice. In that capacity, he helped the diocese prepare for audits.
Carl's journey to a senior diocesan leadership position follows a similar path taken at St. Brendan's, Franklin Park, where he began providing consulting services eight years ago. He eventual served on the audit committee and become parish treasurer in 2010.
Carl replaces Dr. Joan Gundersen, who has served as diocesan treasurer since October 2008. She will continue on as the diocesan Administrator and Interim Archivist.