3/5/20 Patrick Gareau, President & Chief Executive Officer of Catholic Charities

“One Mission, Many Hearts… “

With his expansive career of over 25 years with Catholic Charities, and the past nine as President and CEO, Patrick Gareau will provide us with an in-depth evolution of the mission and history of the organization. Pat will share insightful stories about the 100+ year ministry – starting from humble roots with two small communities of Sisters taking care of the poor, to what is now a three corporation system of serving over 400,000 individuals each year throughout Northeast Ohio. Pat will discuss how faith has called many here locally to help those most in need and an overview of the outreach and impact of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Cleveland.

About our Speaker:

Patrick Gareau is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Cleveland. Catholic Charities delivers a full spectrum of health and human services to the people within the eight counties of the Diocese of Cleveland.  The Catholic Charities system has a $105 million budget, over 1800 employees, and serves over 400,000 people annually. 

Prior to his appointment in 2011, Mr. Gareau served as President and Chief Executive Officer at St. Augustine Health Ministries from 1994 to 2011, where was responsible for the management of multiple subsidiaries, working with boards, health care providers and a network of long-term care organizations.  Patrick began his career with the U.S. Army in which he served for seven years, attaining the rank of Captain.  His assignments included hospital and clinic administration and medical logistics management.

A native Clevelander, Patrick received his B.S. from John Carroll University in 1979 and his M.A. degree in Business Management from Central Michigan University in 1985.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Catholic Community Connection, Diocesan Facilities Services Corporation, United Way of Greater Cleveland, and The Village of St. Edward.

The City Club of Cleveland
850 Euclid Avenue, 2nd Floor 
Cleveland, OH 44114

11:30 a.m. – Register & lunch buffet open
Program begins at noon.