SLUH Strategic Thinking

The Strategic Thinking Oversight Committee is responsible for guiding strategic thinking on behalf of St. Louis University High.  This committee will meet five to six times over the 14-month course of Imagining 18 – Strategic Thinking to guide, discuss and refine the strategic thinking outcomes (statements of core values, core purpose and vision, strategic goals and recommended action steps).  Each committee member serves in some capacity on the various vision groups addressing specific topics.  Ultimately, this Oversight Committee will review and approve the Strategic Thinking documents that will be presented to the SLUH Board for review and approval.

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Tim Fogerty

Tim Fogerty

Imagining 18 Co-Chair

Tim Fogerty has been the Chief Executive Officer of the chocolatier Karl Bissinger, Inc. since March 2013.  Previously, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Gateway EDI Inc., a leader in medical claims reimbursement and revenue management.  Mr. Fogerty is a graduate of Washington University in Saint Louis, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in information systems.  A member of SLUH’s Board of Trustees he is a past parent (Danny ’12), and his wife, Diane, is a past co-chair for Cashbah.

Mark Wilhelm ‘72

Mark Wilhelm ‘72

Imagining 18 Co-Chair

Mark Wilhelm ‘72 has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Safety National Casualty Corporation since 2010. He has been at Safety National for 35 years and previously served as the company’s Executive Vice President, Chief Underwriting Officer and President.  Mr. Wilhelm, who holds a B.S. in accounting from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and an M.B.A. from Saint Louis University, is the Chairman of SLUH’s Board of Trustees.  He is also a past parent (Nick ’07) and Fathers’ Club President, and his wife, Debbie, is a past co-chair for Cashbah.

Thomas Danis ‘65

Thomas Danis ‘65

Financial Modeling/ Faculty Compensation Co-Chair

Mr. Danis has led a long and successful career in the fields of risk management and investing.  He retired as Chairman of AON Risk Services, the fourth largest insurance brokerage in the world.  Mr. Danis continues his association with the firm as a consultant.  He was also a founder and director of  RCP Advisors, a private equity firm that manages over $3 billion in assets.  He has served on several corporate and charitable boards, including the Evans Scholars.  Mr. Danis received his undergraduate degree from Saint Louis University and his MBA from the University of Chicago.

Nick Ehlman ‘99

Nick Ehlman ‘99

Campus Ministry/ Jesuit Identity Co-Chair

Mr. Ehlman has taught math and worked in campus ministry at SLUH for the past six years.  Mr. Ehlman, who holds two master’s degrees (mathematics and education), is entering his first year as Director of Campus Ministry.  He has coached JV baseball for two years and is on the AdvancEd Committee, which guides SLUH’s self-evaluation before the formal school review by AdvancEd.

Carl Heumann, S.J. '77

Carl Heumann, S.J. '77

Fr. Carl Heumann is the Superior of the Jesuit Community at SLUH and serves as a Chaplain in the school.  He holds a B.A. in Philosophy and History from Saint Louis University, an M.A. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Denver, an M. Div. and an S.T.M. from Collegium Christi Regis (of the Toronto School of Theology of the University of Toronto).  Fr. Heumann has taught at St. John’s College in Belize City, Regis Jesuit High School in Denver, and SLUH.  He has worked in high school counseling, high school and university campus ministry, and has been pastor of a parish.  Fr. Heumann has been a member of the Society of Jesus since 1978 and a priest since 1992.

Joe Komos '77

Joe Komos '77

Financial Modeling/ Faculty Compensation Co-Chair

Mr. Komos is a ’77 graduate of St. Louis University High and received a Bachelor’s degree from Saint Louis University. He joined SLUH as Vice President, Administration in 2011.  Prior to joining SLUH, Mr. Komos served in a variety of financial and technology leadership positions with several privately held companies in the St. Louis area.  Mr. Komos is a certified public accountant, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants.  He lives in St. Louis with his wife, Elaine and is the parent of a current Jr. Bill, Will ‘15.

Jim Linhares

Jim Linhares

Campus Facilities/ Sustainability Co-Chair

Mr. Linhares is the Assistant Principal for Mission (faculty professional and spiritual development, and Jesuit identity).  He has provided 30 years of service to SLUH, formerly serving as a theology and English teacher, Theology Department chair, and as head coach of the cross country, track and field, and tennis teams.  Mr. Linhares, who has a B.A. from Saint Louis University and an M.A. from Fordham University, has been a teacher and director of SLUH’s Walkabout Program for 15 years.

John Moran

John Moran

Since 2008, Dr. John Moran has served as the Principal of St. Louis University High School, and this academic year he is also teaching a class of juniors as a member of the English department. Prior to joining SLUH, he spent 14 year at St. John’s Prep, a Xaverian Brothers high school north of Boston, serving first as an English teacher and Track coach, then as the director of the school’s Campus Ministry program, and finally as an administrator. Once again this fall he will teach a graduate course on the Principalship at Saint Louis University as part of their Catholic Leadership Program. In 2007, Dr. Moran completed his Doctorate in Education from the Lynch School of Education at Boston College. He and his wife Trina are both New England natives who have found a home in St. Louis and now root for the Cardinals and Blues (except when they’re playing the Red Sox or Bruins!).

David Mouldon

David Mouldon

Counseling Services Co-Chair

Mr. Mouldon has been a counselor at SLUH for 36 years.  He has served on the school’s Board of Trustees and is a past president and treasurer of the Missouri Association of College Admission Counseling.  Mr. Mouldon has a B.A. and MAEd from Washington University in St. Louis.

Deanie Reis

Deanie Reis

Deanie Reis has served on the Board of Villa Duchesne and Oak Hill School as well as other philanthropic and Church organizations.  Her interest in SLUH flows from the dedication of her husband, Carl ’57 (recipient of the Backer Award in 2007), to the goal that SLUH would always exist to rigorously challenge the minds and transform the souls of its students, thereby serving God and His Church.  She is the mother of six grown children.

Tom Santel '76

Tom Santel '76

Tom Santel ‘76 is currently Lead Developer of Raising St. Louis, an innovative early childhood program being created at BJC HealthCare to work with low-income families from pregnancy until third grade.  The goal of the program is to partner with families to help their children grow up healthy and develop socially and emotionally so they are ready to succeed in school.  Santel was a 2011 Advanced Leadership Fellow at Harvard University.  The Advanced Leadership Initiative at Harvard is a one year program designed to prepare experienced leaders to transition to a new career of community and public service, so that they can have a significant impact on social problems, including those that affect health and welfare, children and the environment.  Santel was formerly President and CEO of Anheuser-Busch International, Inc., and Vice President of Corporate Planning for Anheuser‑Busch Companies, Inc.

Joseph Schulte ’86

Joseph Schulte ’86

21st Century Curriculum Co-Chair

Mr. Schulte is a partner in the Chicago office of the accounting and consulting firm of Ernst and Young.  As an audit partner, he serves many companies in the retail and consumer products industries.  He also serves as the firm’s Midwest regional leader in a technical professional practice role.  Mr. Schulte leads EY’s recruiting efforts at the University of Notre Dame and is heavily involved in recruiting and education at Indiana University, where he graduated in 1991.  Mr. Schulte currently serves on an elementary school district board of education in the Chicago suburbs, where he lives with his wife, Anke, and son and daughter.

Daniel See

Daniel See

21st Century Curriculum Co-Chair

Mr. See is a math and computer science teacher at SLUH.  He holds a B.S., M.S. and M.Ed. and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in educational administration.   Mr. See is very involved in the SLUH community, serving as a member of the academic affairs committee, chair of the technology committee, moderator of the math and rock-climbing clubs, and formerly as a football and tennis coach.  A past member of the Learning and the Brain Society, he was the 2003 winner of the Edyth May Sliffe Award for Distinguished High School Mathematics Teaching.

Joseph Wagner ‘85

Joseph Wagner ‘85

Counseling Services Co-Chair

Mr. Wagner began his career in finance before changing his focus to education.  He headed the new school development effort for a large private school in California and served as controller for Californians for Public School Excellence, which led the successful campaign to pass the California Charter Schools Act of 1998.  He co-founded Stratford School, which grew to become one of the largest and most highly regarded pre-school through middle schools in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Mr. Wagner earned a B.A. in History and Economics from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  Joe lives in St. Louis, where he is an education entrepreneur.  He is married to Molly Barry Wagner, and they have seven children, including five prospective Jr. Bills.

John Wilson ’64

John Wilson ’64

Campus Facilities/ Sustainability Co-Chair

Mr. Wilson is the President and CEO of the Cambay Telecom Group, a real-estate development firm specializing in telecommunications and data facilities.  He has been with the firm since 1990.  Cambay is based in the San Francisco area, with many developments in the Silicon Valley.  Mr. Wilson, who served as an officer in the U.S. Navy, has extensive experience developing and managing technology-related real estate, and was one of the founders and principals of the Digital Realty Trust.  He earned his undergraduate degree from Georgetown and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan.

John Wunderlich ‘66

John Wunderlich ‘66

Campus Ministry/ Jesuit Identity Co-Chair

Mr. Wunderlich retired in 2000 as Executive Vice President and CFO of the Fred Weber, Inc. construction firm after a successful career in finance and accounting.  He is currently a Senior Consultant for the firm of Brown, Smith and Wallace.  Mr. Wunderlich graduated from Saint Louis University and worked at several CPA firms before joining Fred Weber, Inc.  He helped grow the firm into a major builder of bridges and roads, with more than $250 million in annual revenue.   He has served on the boards of the Salvation Army, and for many years at SSM St. Joseph Healthcare, where he served two terms as the board’s president.

Tom Zinselmeyer ’99

Tom Zinselmeyer ’99

Global Education Co-Chair

Mr. Zinselmeyer is in his ninth year as a social studies teacher at St. Louis U. High.  He has a B.A. in History and Political Science from the University of Missouri and an M.A.T from Webster University.  Mr. Zinselmeyer serves on the Admissions Committee and is head coach of the freshman soccer team.  He is also in his tenth year as the assistant varsity baseball coach.  Currently, Mr. Zinselmeyer started his third year at Webster University as an Adjunct Instructor in Economics and Geography for Global Sustainability.  In addition to being an enthusiast for the humanities, social sciences, wine and creativity, Mr. Zinselmeyer is married to his wife, Erin, and has a daughter and a baby boy on his way.