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Our Board

With the support of our board members, we are able to provide innovative programs, elite academics, and countless opportunities for our students, which no other high school can match.

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Michelle Anderson

Michelle is new to the board, joining during the 2021-22 school year. She is currently an Associate Professor at Aquinas College and serves as the Secondary Education Program Director and Accelerated Masters in Education coordinator.


Jennifer Crowley

Jen joined the Catholic Central board in Summer, 2019 and serves on the marketing committee. She and her husband, Scott, own Highland Group, an award-winning brand studio. She has over 25 years experience in strategic marketing and brand development. Jen and Scott have two children, Drew ’20 and Mari ’21.


Lawrence Duthler

Lawrence has been on the board since the Fall of 2018.  Lawrence was a practicing attorney and CPA before co-founding Sun Title Agency in 2005.  He has over 20 years experience managing companies and is a seasoned property developer.

Tammy Helminski

Tammy has been on the board since the Summer of 2019.  Tammy is a practicing environmental attorney and a former engineer.  Tammy has over 20 years’ experience in the environmental field and is currently a partner with the law firm of Barnes & Thornburg, LLP.


Steve Jandernoa

Steve has been on the board since 2015.  Steve leads the direct investing activities at 42 North Partners and is currently serving as CFO of Heeren Companies.

Charles Lott

Charles joined the board in the summer of 2021 and is also on the Finance and Development committee. Charles is the Commercial Banking Leader for Wells Fargo Commercial Banking West Michigan region.


John Lowery

John is the Founder and CEO of Applied Innovation, NetSmart Plus, ShredHub, and Applied Capital.  John has served on the board since August 2018.

Brad Mathis

Bradford Mathis

Brad is the Vice President for Community Development and Inclusion for Rockford Construction, Mathis leads Rockford’s community engagement efforts and business imperatives for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion.


Tom McGovern

Tom has been on the CC board since inception and has been instrumental in the schools facilities and master planning.  Tom McGovern is Rockford Construction’s Chief Operating Officer, providing implementation of overall strategy and crucial integration of Rockford’s core groups.


Bryan Rellinger

Bryan has been on the board since 2017 helping lead school marketing activities.  Bryan has more than 20 years experience in software technology and is currently EVP of Services and Solutions at InMoment.

Joe Schetz

Joe Schetz

Joe joined the Board in 2020 and is a member of the Finance Committee.  Joe is currently Vice President of Finance & Operations at NWO Beverage.

Board Meetings

"We love the diversity at the school. Families are rich, poor, black, white, and everything in between - We're all equal in God's eyes. Who wouldn't want their child to be part of this place?"

— Jason O.