New Hire Announcement: Chief of Staff, Doug Erla!

We are happy to announce the most recent hire at St Joseph Financial Services, Doug Erla! Doug joins our leadership team as the Chief of Staff, where he will work to ensure that the team at SJFS is able to best work towards our goal of streamlining the back offices of Catholic institutions. Read belowContinue reading “New Hire Announcement: Chief of Staff, Doug Erla!”

Inflation and Tuition: How Your School Can Get Ahead in Cost-Setting 

It is no secret that inflation has wreaked havoc on every facet of our daily lives – from increased prices at grocery stores, to the increases that we have all experienced at the gas pump, we are in a period of higher costs in the United States. So as a school administrator, how does thisContinue reading “Inflation and Tuition: How Your School Can Get Ahead in Cost-Setting “

New Hire Announcement: Geoff Turbiak

Please join us in welcoming the newest member of the St. JFS leadership team, Geoff Turbiak! Geoff joins us as the new Director of Marketing and Experience at St. JFS, bringing experience from the automotive industry and a passion for the Catholic Church. Read below to get to know Geoff, and join us in welcomingContinue reading “New Hire Announcement: Geoff Turbiak”

Employee Spotlight: Mark D. Mannerino

Join us in welcoming the newest member of the St JFS team, Client Advisor Mark Mannerino! Where are you from, and where did you go to college?  I’m from Pittsburgh, PA and attended college at St. Vincent College in Latrobe, PA. What drew you to StJFS? What made you want to join their team andContinue reading “Employee Spotlight: Mark D. Mannerino”

Making Sense of Your School’s Finances: Endowments and Restrictive Funds 

Quick Hits:  Endowments are a point of ambiguity for school officials, as the policies and stipulations tied to them can be difficult to navigate.  There are two main types of restrictions placed on endowments: permanent and temporary.  Permanent: Restrictions for the life of the gift; administrators can only spend the returns from the endowment, notContinue reading Making Sense of Your School’s Finances: Endowments and Restrictive Funds 

Quick Take in the Catholic Education Marketplace: Current Affairs and Forward-Thinking Trends 

Catholic education is famous for its quality, yet remains a minority in terms of students served across the country. With COVID now in its third calendar year, and suggestions for the cancellation of activities such as football games and band, many parents are looking to invest in their child’s education more than ever before.  GapsContinue reading Quick Take in the Catholic Education Marketplace: Current Affairs and Forward-Thinking Trends