St. Bede Parish

PASTOR: Rev. Edward M. Bryce
DEACON ADMIN:  Deacon Rick Tucek

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Finance Council

The Saint Bede Parish Finance Council (PFC) was formed in 2003.  The PFC provides advice to the pastor and deacon administrator in the financial matters of the parish, following operating guidelines of the Diocese of Pittsburgh.  It also is charged with reviewing and approving certain large expenditures by the parish according to thresholds established by the Diocese, and with reviewing and approving the annual parish financial report prepared by the pastor and deacon administrator.

The PFC meets monthly to review school and parish financial statements, and to discuss financial matters of the parish.  The pastor or deacon administrator is present and participates in meetings of the PFC.

The PFC has a subcommittee focused on setting tuition rates and monitoring and supervising tuition collection for Saint Bede School.  It also has a subcommittee focused on maintenance of parish and school facilities.

Members of the PFC are appointed by the pastor or deacon administrator.  Members generally serve four-year terms but may be reappointed at the discretion of the pastor or deacon administrator.

Parish Finance Council Members:

Angela Maher, Chair
Designations: MBA, Chartered Financial Analyst, Certified Cash Manager
Occupation: Retired
Neighborhood: Squirrel Hill
At Saint Bede since 1976
Other: Former AVP Treasury Services, Forbes Health System; Director of Treasury Services, AHERF; CFO, ProlX Pharmaceuticals; VP and Director of Health Care Alliances, PNC Bank.

Deacon Rick Tucek
Designations: Certified Public Accountant
Occupation: Saint Bede Church and School Business Manager, Deacon Administrator
Neighborhood: Monroeville
At Saint Bede since 2014
Other: Practicing CPA for 25 years; formerly owned accounting practice for 15 years; Business Manager for Saint Louise DeMarilac.

Stefanie Bonavita, Secretary
Designations: MBA, Certified Treasury Professional
Occupation: Volunteer
Neighborhood: Point Breeze
At Saint Bede since 2003
Other: Former VP/Product Manager for Foreign Exchange, BNY Mellon; Past PTG President, Active PTG Volunteer; Current Co-Treasurer of PTG; Current Chair of Saint Bede School Advisory Board.

David Donley
Designations: Investment Series 6, 7, 22
Occupation: Chaska Property Advisors, Commercial Properties Management
Neighborhood Squirrel Hill
At Saint Bede since 1974
Other: Spent five years in finance before turning to Residential and Commercial property work; Owned own company.

Holly Sommer
Designations: Certified Public Accountant
Occupation: National Compensation Manager, Deloitte LLP
Neighborhood: Squirrel Hill
At Saint Bede since 2008
Other: Treasurer for Saint Bede School PTG

Chuck Lightner
Designations: MBA
Occupation: Retired
Neighborhood: Harmar
At Saint Bede since 1971
Other: Formerly US Army; US Steel for 33 years in accounting and purchasing management positions; Currently Treasurer for the Forest Highlands Community Association.

Nathan C. Oakley
Designations: Chartered Financial Analyst
Occupation: SVP, Asset Liability Management, PNC Bank.
Neighborhood: Point Breeze
At Saint Bede since 2003