ST. PETER's ADVISORY BOARD
The St. Peter's Advisory Board is crucial to sustaining and strengthening our school. The Board's members volunteer their time to provide advice and assistance to the Principal of our school, as well as to the Pastor of St. Peter's Parish.
Miguel, an alumnus of St. Peter's, is the CEO of Guzman Constrution, a San Francisco construction company specializing in multi-family housing healthcare, and educational facilities. Miguel has more than 21 years of experience in the construction industry. He is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley (B.S. Engineering) and is a LEED-accredited professional who has participated in the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program.
Miguel’s passion for education and for helping at-risk youth is reflected in his involvement with many community-based organizations in addition to ours, including the De Marillac Academy Advancement Council and the Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep Building Committee. Miguel is also a member of SPUR, Cal Alumni Society, ULI and SEAOC.
Gregory is a partner at Clayton Partners, an opportunistic value investment firm, and prior to that was founder of GWJ Enterprises, a consulting firm that provided general business and strategic planning. Prior to GWJE, Gregory was a senior vice president at CMA Capital Management where he advised large banks and leasing companies in structuring investments. Over his career, he has been involved in a wide range of entrepreneurial activities, including senior vice president of Columbus Distributing, a food manufacturer); president of Auntie Pasta, a pasta, sauce and prepared food manufacturer and retailer; and president of La Ferme Beaujolaise, a French charcuterie. He received a BA in Psychology from the University of Iowa in Iowa City and a Masters of Accounting from Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
SISTER Carolyn Krohn, RSM
Sister Carolyn is a graduate of Holy Names and Mercy High School and has a degree in mathematics for teaching from the University of California, Berkeley. Sr. Carolyn completed an Ed.M. with a concentration in Interactive Technology from Harvard University and also earned her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Teacher Education from Stanford. Her professional experience includes teaching at the both the elementary and university levels. She taught at St. Peter's for several years and is currently a faculty member for Math Teacher Education at St. Mary’s College in Moraga; previously at St. Mary's she served as the Director of the Multiple Subjects Credential Program. She also served on the Leadership Council for the Sisters of Mercy in Burlingame.
Deeply committed to providing access to Catholic education for promising students, has served as both assistant principal and principal at De Marillac Academy in the Tenderloin District. A native of Washington, D.C., Eileen moved to San Francisco in 2007 to pursue her doctorate at USF’s Institute for Catholic Educational Leadership (ICEL). She currently teaches Church History at Sacred Heart Cathedral (SHC) and serves as SHC’s parent engagement specialist. Eileen holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Mount Saint Mary’s University of Maryland and a master’s degree in teaching from Notre Dame University of Maryland. Prior to moving to the West Coast, she was a founding faculty member of a start-up Catholic school on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, served with Catholic Relief Services at their international headquarters, and conducted research for the National Catholic Educational Association. Eileen has assisted in fundraising efforts for Immaculate Conception Academy, a Cristo Rey school in the Mission District.
Dolores McKeever Donahue
A third-generation San Franciscan, Dolores has served on our Board of Directors since 2000. She actively partners with many of The O'Shea Foundation grantees, of which St. Peter's is one, and has participated in development efforts for DeMarillac Academy. She is a frequent volunteer at Immaculate Conception Academy and serves on the Board of Trustees of the University of San Francisco. Dolores is an alumna of Convent of the Sacred Heart and San Francisco College for Women (Lone Mountain).
Born and raised in California, Fred founded Pacific Equity Management, an investment firm where he is still president, in 1976. He is currently on the Board of Directors of Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund, Institute on Religion and Public Life (First Things Magazine), Patients Rights Council, Thomas More College of Liberal Arts and the Witherspoon Institute. He is also on the Board of Advisors of the Cardinal Newman Society and Via International. He is a member of Legatus and Philanthropy Roundtable. Since 1995 he has volunteered in the classroom at St. Peters teaching our Life 101 course, and he also provides scholarships to our 8th-grade students so that they can attend Catholic high school. Fred has a B.A. from the University of Southern California, a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA from Harvard University.