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Board of Directors

Board of Directors 2013-2014

From L to R. Front Row: Tony Compagnone, Brian Gagnon, John Lively. Second Row: Ed Fassett, SJ, Martina O'Shea, Rob Keder. Third Row: John Mullman, Marianna Pierce, Mary Power. Back Row: Conor O'Kane, Jim Higgins, Jim Conroy, SJ (Executive Director), Joan Flynn. Missing from photo: Frances Burden, Richard Kelly, and Chuck Krambuhl.

Frances Burden

Spiritual/Retreat Director
Rockport, MA

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Anthony Compagnone

Physician and teacher, Dr. Tony Compagnone is a pediatrician in private practice and an assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. On Monday afternoons he is an attending pediatrician in the Children’s Hospital Primary Care Center, where he supervises pediatrics residents and interns. Tony received his undergraduate degree in English and psychology from Boston College, a master’s degree in English from the University of Virginia, and his M.D. degree from Boston University. He is a parishioner at St. Ignatius, Chestnut Hill, where he is active as a liturgical coordinator, lector, and Eucharistic minister.

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Edward Fassett, SJ

Fr. Fassett, a member of the California Province of the Society of Jesus, is the Secretary for Partnership Formation for the Jesuit Conference in Washington, DC. Before moving to Washington, he served as Principal of Jesuit High School, Sacramento, CA. Fr. Fassett entered the Jesuit in 1978 and was ordained in 1988.

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Joan Flynn

Attorney, Hemenway & Barnes
Boston, MA

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Brian Gagnon

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Public Sector Financial Services Advisory Practice. Brian and his wife Allison live in Vienna, VA with their three sons. Formerly a Maryland Province Jesuit Novice, Brian studied Political Science at John Carroll University and earned a Master of Arts in Urban Affairs at Saint Louis University. Before entering the Society he served as a Presidential Management Intern at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) in Washington, DC. After leaving SBA he held several senior management positions at Newtek Business Services, including the Insurance Division President and SVP of National Sales. At PwC, Brian has been involved in projects related to the financial crisis and government guaranteed lending. Brian and their family attend Holy Trinity Parish in Georgetown.

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James Higgins

MBA; MA. Graduate of St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia with advanced degrees from Temple and LaSalle Universities. Jim is a former financial executive at Allied Signal and Hillside Industries. He is currently teaching in the MBA Program at Holy Family University in Philadelphia and serves as a Trustee at the Gesu School, participating on the Academic, Alumni and Spirituality Committees. He has conducted a number of Adult Religious Education Programs in local parishes. Recently, he participated with his two sons on the Collaborative's Pilgrimage to Spain.

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Robert Keder

Fellow, Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics at Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA

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Charles Krambuhl

Chuck is a retired business executive from both the oil and clinical laboratory industries. A former board member and chair of the Ignatian Volunteer Corps, he lives in North Carolina with his wife Nancy and has 2 grandchildren. In addition to TJC he is currently active in the Strategic Partnerships LLC Advisory Board, The First Tee of Brunswick County (coach), Knights of Columbus (youth director), St. James Plantation Advisory Committee, music (fundraising for local charities), biking and golf.

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John Lively (Chair)

After graduating from Regis High School, John spent 6 years studying to be a Jesuit priest, followed by a brief stint in government service in Washington, DC. He secured a graduate degree from the London School of Economics, and his subsequent career in Washington included more government service (OMB and Treasury), time working at Deloitte & Touche and then nearly 16 years at the Carnegie Institution of Washington as its Director of Administration and Finance. Since retiring from Carnegie in 2006, he has served a number of organizations as either a consultant or Board member. He continues to reside in Washington, DC with his wife, Jean. They have 3 children and, at present count, 7 grandchildren, all in the Washington, DC area.

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Mary Lynch

Mary recently retired from Holy Trinity Church in Washington D.C. where she served for eleven years as Director of Stewardship/Development.   Mary also served on the board of the Maryland Province Jesuit magazine.  Prior to her position at Holy Trinity, she served as Director of Education-Parish-Service (EPS) day program at Trinity College and later as Director of Marketing and Annual Campaigns for their five program locations.  Mary and her husband, John, reside in Washington, D.C.


Conor O'Kane

Associate Director, Office of Campus Ministry, Fordham University
New York, NY

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Mary Power

Mary Figge Power, 1983 graduate of The College of the Holy Cross, married to John F. Power (HC, '80) and mother of three daughters and a son, three of whom are graduates of Jesuit institutions. Former Board member of The Portsmouth Abbey School, The Foundation for Metrowest, and a current member of the Wellesley Service League. Hobbies include skiing, walking, reading, cooking, home decoration, and wedding planning. Long time supporter and friend of the Jesuits and Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart.

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