The following comes from an August 20 email sent by Catholic Charities.
It was announced that Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has appointed Simon Manning as the new president of the Catholic Charities CYO board of directors as of July 1, 2013. Manning replaces Deborah Dasovich as her term ends.
An investment banking professional with more than 20 years of capital markets experience, Manning joined the board of directors in March 2011. Manning is head of Institutional Sales for the Investment Solutions group managing Distribution at Wells Fargo. He was previously the director of U.S. Equity-Linked Securities for Lazard Capital Markets and held prior positions with Piper Jaffray and Company and Bank of America Securities (Montgomery Securities).
Manning earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from Gonzaga University. An active alumnus, he is currently on their Board of Regents in addition to serving on their endowment investment committee. Since joining the board of directors, he has lent his expertise to the strategic planning, finance and executive committees, as well as chairing the governance committee.
As president of the board of directors, Manning chairs the executive committee and oversees the governance of the organization, under the guidance of the archbishop, who is the chairman of the board. Manning also joins Mark Okashima, treasurer, and Carlos Alvarez, secretary, as the agency’s board officers.