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Board of Directors' Bios

Maureen Belford - Chair Catholic Identity Committee
Maureen Belford joined the Board in 2022. She serves as Chair of the Catholic Identity domain for the school’s strategic plan. Having retired from teaching after 44 years in the Diocese of  Bridgeport the last three being at CAS, Maureen brings her experience as an educator to the  Board. She is deeply committed to Catholic education and the future of The Catholic Academy  of Stamford. Maureen attended Catholic elementary and high schools and has been a lifelong member of Assumption Church in Westport.

Anthony F. Giobbi, Treasurer
Tony has been a member of the Board since the inception of CAS in 2017TonyG.  He serves as treasurer and member of the Finance Committee.  Tony has 40 years of banking and finance experience.  He served in senior leadership roles with a major European bank in New York City, as well as an asset-based lending hedge fund focused on credit strategies involving esoteric asset classes.  He is currently the Chief Banking Officer of a community bank based in Newtown, CT. In addition to his role with CAS, Tony also serves on the boards of Immaculate High School, the Western Connecticut State University Foundation, where he is Chair of the Finance Committee, and Catholic Charities of Fairfield County, where he serves as Board Chair.  Tony earned his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business.  He is a member of the Order of Malta, and a member of St. Mary parish in Ridgefield.

Danielle Jahn - Secretary and Chair of Marketing & Enrollment Committee
Danielle joined the Board in 2022, and serves as Board Secretary, and Chair of the Marketing & Enrollment Committee. She is a Creative Director with close to 30 years of experience in Branding, Promotions and Marketing in a variety of genres. A product of Catholic Education herself, Danielle also created and leads the CAS Grows Garden program as a volunteer. She and her family are members of St. Cecilia Parish in Stamford.
Christopher C. Kulick, CAIA - Chair of Advancement Committee
Chris joined the board in 2022. He serves as Chair of the Advancement Committee. Chris brings over 20 years of experience in the capital markets. His experience ranges from working with individuals and institutions to better understand a vast array of Hedge Fund, Private Equity, and traditional investment strategies. Chris brings a deep understanding of strategic initiatives as well as tactical implementation across an organization. Chris graduated with an MBA in Finance from Wake Forest University and a BBA in Marketing from the University of Iowa. He is a strong supporter of Catholic Education, a member of the Knights of Columbus (#5833), and a member of the Basilica of St. John the Evangelist parish in Stamford.