Tom DeAngelis

Executive Director

Catholic Schools Initiative & Saint Patrick Fund for Catholic Education
717-367-0100 Ext. 13

Tom is a former Catholic school teacher and football coach, and served on the boards of a Catholic grade school and two Catholic high schools. With his MBA in finance and previous experience working in finance, strategic planning and acquisitions, plant management, human resources, and as a lead consultant for Fortune 100 companies, Tom brings a wealth of knowledge and a passion for Catholic education to our team.

He is a Lay Dominican and raised three beautiful and talented daughters with his loving wife, Maryann.

David Abel


David founded DAS Distributors Inc., a company that manufactures, imports, and distributes branded travel center merchandise and consumer electronics, in 1978. He then went on to co-found Brittany’s Hope Foundation, which aids in adoption and humanitarian efforts worldwide, as the philanthropic arm of DAS.

David did not stop there, going on to co-found Stewardship: A Mission of Faith, a family of ministries that produces and distributes faith-based materials, and most recently founding the St. Patrick Fund.

As a proud father of 15 children, David is experienced in forming leaders for Christ and understands well the importance of Catholic education.