MEET THE STAFF
The Office Of Institutional Advancement
PAUL MOCHO '85
Vice President of Institutional Advancement; email@example.com; 216.221.3776 x203
Paul joined his alma mater in August 2013 as Vice President of Institutional Advancement. He is responsible for the comprehensive institutional advancement programs, including annual fund, major gifts and planned giving, endowment, capital campaigns, events, and alumni and constituent relations efforts.
After graduating from St. Ed’s, Paul attended Mercyhurst University. He has over 25 years of sales and management experience within the hospitality and sports industry with positions at the Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland Cavaliers and Cleveland Browns.
Paul and his wife Kathy reside in Strongsville with their children Peter and Anna and are members of St. John Neumann Parish.
Associate Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Director of Special Events; firstname.lastname@example.org; 216.221.3776 x259
Colleen joined the Advancement Staff at St. Edward High School in the fall of 2011 as Associate Vice President of Institutional Advancement. While her primary focus is special events, including the Wings Auction, Homecoming and the May Recognition Awards, Colleen also manages the day-to-day efforts of the Advancement Team.
In December 2000, Colleen began working for her alma mater, Gilmour Academy. She served in numerous positions at Gilmour during her 11-year tenure, culminating as Director of Institutional Advancement before joining St. Ed’s.
Colleen grew up in Cleveland Heights and attended Gesu School and Gilmour Academy. She received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University in 2000. She and her husband, Trey Anderson, live in Shaker Heights and attend St. Dominic Church.
Director of Development; email@example.com; 216.221.3776 x256
Traci became a member of the St. Ed’s Advancement Team in February 2014. She currently serves as the Director of Development and is primarily responsible for the execution and management of the Annual Fund program.
Her over 20 years of fundraising experience included positions with Playhouse Square Foundation, The Welcome House and Magnificat High School.
Traci grew up in Cleveland, attended Trinity High School and earned both a Bachelors and Masters Degree from the University of Toledo. Traci, her husband Dan Zahn ’89 and their children, Danny ’16, Catie and Maggie, reside in North Olmsted and are members of St. Bernadette Parish, Westlake.
TIM ISABELLA '88
Major Gifts Officer; firstname.lastname@example.org; 216.221.3776 x254
Tim joined his alma mater in November 2015 as our Major Gifts Officer in the Office of Institutional Advancement. He is responsible for developing relationships with alumni, parents, grandparents, foundations, and corporations to support philanthropic opportunities at St. Edward High School.
Tim provides over 20 years of experience working in a consultative sales role in multiple industries that includes telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, and pre-employment background screening solutions. Tim graduated from Cleveland State University with a undergraduate degree in Communications in 1994.
Tim and his wife Dionne reside in North Royalton with their children Marissa and Grace, and are members of St. Colette Parish in Brunswick, Ohio.
Stewardship Coordinator; email@example.com; 216.221.3776 x228
In January 2015, Mo began working at St. Edward High School as Stewardship Coordinator in the Advancement Office. She is responsible for building and implementing our stewardship program. Mo’s experience in fundraising, many charitable causes and event management at a variety of non-profit organizations provided Mo with a solid foundation to help expand this program.
Previously Mo worked for Bowne, a financial printing firm, as a customer service manager supervising a dozen employees before leaving the workforce to focus on her family and taking on her active role for charitable causes.
Mo is involved with The Labre ministry of St. Edward. The Labre ministry allows our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends directly serve the immediate needs of the homeless every Thursday.
Mo lives in Westlake with her husband Bob, and four children, Clare, Jack '19, Tommy '23 and Leo '23 and are members of St. Bernadette Parish, Westlake.
Advancement Associate; firstname.lastname@example.org; 216.221.3776 x266
Emily joined the Institutional Advancement team in August 2017 as the Advancement Associate. With 16 years of fundraising experience, Emily is assisting with The Courage to Act Campaign, grant writing, and other administrative tasks.
Emily went to Lake Catholic High School in Mentor, followed by The College of Wooster. She earned a Master’s in Counseling from The University of Akron in 2004. Before coming to St. Edward, Emily worked at Cornerstone of Hope, a grief support center in Independence, where she was the grant writer and development coordinator for nine years.
Emily’s husband Frank McGee is a 1993 grad of St. Ed's and they have four children, Adelaide, Sean, Owen and Christopher. They live in Rocky River and her children attend St. Christopher School.
Database and Donor Services Manager; email@example.com; 216.221.3776 x281
Cathy joined the Institutional Advancement team in May of 2018 as the Database and Donor Services Manager. Her primary responsibilities include managing donor information and processing donations.
Cathy graduated from Fairview High School. She earned her undergraduate degree in Managerial Economics from Marietta College and Master of Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to this role, Cathy spent 8 years contributing to the academic and technology side of St. Edward High School.
Cathy and her husband, Chris have two children; Ryan (SEHS ‘12) and Cari (SJA ‘15). They reside in Westlake and are parishioners of St. Julie Billiart Church.