Jean Ann Sekerak Montagna

Development and Donor Services Specialist

The Catholic Foundation of Michigan is very happy to welcome staff member Jean Ann Montagna as our Development and Donor Services Specialist. She is your main contact for donor support and managing distributions

Jean Ann works collaboratively with the Foundation team to inspire community giving through development and donor support. Jean Ann draws in and inspires the community to join the Catholic Foundation’s mission goals. She joined the team on November 2023.

Jean Ann comes to the Foundation with a Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Philosophy and holds a Master of Divinity from the University of Notre Dame as well years of service in the nonprofit sector. Jean Ann previously worked at the Catholic Community Foundation in the Diocese of Cleveland. There, she directed the planned giving and philanthropic funds programs. This included organizing, marketing, and stewarding these efforts, as well as managing a portfolio of donors and organizations.

“It is a blessing to have Jean Ann on our team, as she is a talented and joyful leader in the Catholic community. The care and attention she brings to her relationships will be an excellent asset to the Catholic Foundation team. Jean Ann is an excellent fit for the mission of the Catholic Foundation of Michigan as we grow,” President and CEO Angela Moloney says.

 “It is truly inspiring to see the many ways the Catholic Foundation inspires faithful philanthropy, impacting countless lives each year. It is an honor to be part of it,” shares Jean Ann. 

To connect with Jean Ann, email her at