Meet with a FOCUS Representative

If you would like assistance making a gift to FOCUS, the following point persons may be contacted:

John Flynn

john.flynn@focus.org
785.423.1303

John Flynn
Vice President of Philanthropy

Residence: Lawrence, Kansas

Years with FOCUS: 4.5 years – 2.5 as the VP of Philanthropy, 1 as a consultant

What is your favorite part of working in Mission Development?
As a highly committed and passionate advocate for Catholic ministry in higher education, I have observed FOCUS evolve into the premier ministry of Evangelization on college and university campuses over the past thirteen years. The FOCUS missionaries are the “hands and feet” for the Chaplains on campus and helping bringing Christ to people and people to Christ.

Mike Perkins

mike.perkins@focus.org
817.320.2924

Mike Perkins
Senior Director of Philanthropy

Residence: Austin, Texas

Years with FOCUS: 1 year

What is your favorite part of working in Mission Development?
I love serving FOCUS through the ministry of philanthropy because it brings hope for the Church.

Benefactors love learning about Focus and enjoy supporting it because it provides them hope that their children and grandchildren will embrace Jesus Christ and His Catholic Church. They feel joy when they give to meet the needs of our missionaries and the support the DSC provides to nurture our growing ministry. And I feel greatly blessed to awaken each day knowing I get to labor on behalf of what I believe is THE most effective ministry in the Catholic Church.

Chris Kuetemeyer

chris.kuetemeyer@focus.org
303.551.7371

Chris Kuetemeyer
Senior Director of Philanthropy

Residence: Denver Area

Years with FOCUS: 13 years, 6 in MD

What is your favorite part of working in Mission Development?
I feel blessed to hear the stories of our financial partners and to share with them the stories of lives changed for Christ because of their generosity.

John Mosher

john.mosher@focus.org
512.296.5418

John Mosher
Senior Director of Philanthropy

Residence: Austin, TX

Years with FOCUS: 1 year

What is your favorite part of working in Mission Development?
I love working for FOCUS because I believe our evangelization ministry is making a difference. It is transforming lives for Christ, enriching Catholic life on campuses and launching students into lifelong Catholic mission. I am humbled that I get to journey in faith with our incredible benefactors, partnering with them to strengthen the Church and evangelize the world.

Matt McCartney

matthew.mccartney@focus.org
303.646.7056

Matthew McCartney
Director of Philanthropy, Central Region

Residence: Denver Area

Years with FOCUS: 12 years

What do you like best about working in Mission Development?
I am grateful for the opportunity to meet and interact with so many amazing people while serving the mission of FOCUS.

Grace DelNero

grace.delnero@focus.org
913.980.6706

Grace DelNero
Director of Philanthropy, West Region

Residence: Denver Area

Years with FOCUS: 3rd year

What do you like best about working in Mission Development?
It is a privilege to meet amazing people across the country and invite them to be a part of an exciting mission that is directly answering the Church’s call for a new evangelization.

David Walker

david.walker@focus.org
720.878.7899

David Walker
Director of Philanthropy, West Region

Residence: Denver Area

Years with FOCUS: Joined Summer of 2013

What do you like best about working in Mission Development?
It is a tremendous blessing to meet and interact daily with people of great faith, influence, and affluence. I love being able to share the mission of FOCUS and connect benefactors with this critical Kingdom work.

Lauren Smith

lauren.smith@focus.org
248.978.6352

Lauren Smith
Director of Philanthropy

Residence: Hillsdale, Michigan

Years with FOCUS: I served as a campus missionary for two years, 2009-2011, and joined the Mission Development Team in June, 2013.

What do you like best about working in Mission Development?
Working in Mission Development allows me to work with benefactors, missionaries, and students on the frontlines of the New Evangelization. Our team is privileged to invite wonderful men and women to participate in the important work of launching college students into a lifetime of Catholic mission.

For questions regarding new or current support of a specific missionary, you may also contact our Donor Relations team at: (303) 551-7373 or donations@focus.org.