Promotion of Two Staff Members
The Roman Catholic Foundation of Eastern Missouri recently promoted two staff members.
Scott Welz has been promoted to the role of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He previously served as the organization’s Director of Finance.
Welz has more than 25 years of experience in finance and strategy with Fortune 500 companies. He joined the Roman Catholic Foundation in 2019 after serving as Director of Finance and Parish Services for the Archdiocese of St. Louis. Before that, he was Managing Director, Innovation, for Wells Fargo Advisors for seven years, creating and launching that company’s Innovation Lab.
He serves as board chair for the Rainbow Village Foundation, and previously served as board president for Promise Community Homes (formerly Rainbow Village), a charitable organization that provides homes to adults with development disabilities. Welz is a member of the St. Vincent de Paul conference at St. Anselm Parish in Creve Coeur.
Welz earned a doctorate in Operations Research from the University of Cincinnati and his MBA from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business.
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Michael Weisbrod has been promoted to the role of Senior Gift Planning Officer. He previously served as the Foundation’s Gift Planning Officer.
Weisbrod, who joined the Roman Catholic Foundation in 2015, has more than 35 years of asset management experience with a focus on charitable and wealth planning. Before coming to the Foundation, he was Senior Vice President and Director of Marketing for First Bank Wealth Management Group, and prior to that he worked with U.S. Trust, UMB Trust and U.S. Bank.
He has enjoyed nearly 40 years of community involvement, having served as board president for the Estate Planning Council of St. Louis, the St. Louis Planned Giving Council, and the Arts and Education Council. Weisbrod is a board member of the Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis, St. Louis Cathedral Concerts, the St. Louis Planned Giving Council and the International Photography Hall of Fame. He is a parishioner of the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, where he chairs the Stewardship Committee and is a member of the parish’s Finance Committee.
Weisbrod earned his bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis and received his Trust Certification in 1987.
Senior Gift Planning Officer
The Roman Catholic Foundation builds endowed funds that will support Catholic parishes, schools and ministries throughout the Archdiocese of St. Louis for generations to come.
Roman Catholic Foundation of Eastern Missouri
Tax Identification Number: 46-3309222
Roman Catholic Foundation
425 North New Ballas Road
St. Louis, MO 63141