Our Leadership Team

Our senior leadership team has more than 150 years of combined experience in charitable, estate, and tax planning, development, and marketing and communications.


COO and Interim CEO

Bob Gross

As COO, Mr. Gross comes to The Catholic Alliance after retiring from NexCore Group three years ago. An accountant by training, Mr. Gross earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Accounting from Minnesota State University. He holds a Certified Public Accountant license and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Executive Vice President

Beth Chatterton

Beth is the Executive Vice President at the Catholic Alliance. The best part of Beth’s job is living out her faith on a daily basis while knowing we are helping those in our community who have some kind of need. Her favorite scripture verse is Philippians 4:13: “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”


Chief Financial Officer

Michelle Fehn

Michelle Fehn currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer for The Catholic Foundation. She has a broad range of experience in all aspects of accounting and business processes. Michelle began her career as a certified public accountant with KPMG- Peat Marwick in its Denver office. She later worked with the Jones Companies for over 12 years, first as a tax senior for the cable subsidiary and later as a controller for a software development subsidiary.

Michelle is a graduate of the University of Colorado, where she majored in accounting. She and her husband, Brad, are members of St. Thomas More Parish in Centennial and have three daughters.


VP of Information Technology

Jason Whitehouse

As the VP of Information Technology, Jason manages technology and any relationships regarding technology for the Catholic Alliance and The Catholic Foundation. He also manages two teams of people who assist our generous donors. The best part of Jason’s job is being able to integrate his faith into his daily work while serving God, his family and the community. His favorite scripture verse is from John during the Wedding at Cana when Mary tells the servants, “Do whatever He tells you,” John 2:5. It is a reminder to submit to His will and be willing to serve.