Craig A. Saeman

Chief Development Officer, Catholic Charities

Mr. Saeman has a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Economics from Regis University and has lived in Denver, Colorado most of his life.  Craig started his business career in Los Angeles and New York City where he managed a multi-billion-dollar fixed income portfolio.  After returning to Denver, Craig was active in private equity.  More recently, Craig was responsible for launching and managing a hedge fund, fundraising for numerous investments in private equity and helping raise money for many charitable organizations. Craig has an extensive background in both the business and charitable sector and is well connected in the Denver community. He is currently the Chief Development Officer at Catholic Charities in Denver. 

Craig has a passion for the Catholic Church and defending biblical principles in the public square.  He re-started a dormant organization called Colorado Family Action which is one of 39 state run family policy councils defending religious freedom, traditional marriage and pro-life issues.  Craig recruited a board and served as its first Chairman.

He and his wife, Shelly, are members of a national organization called the Papal Foundation, which provides about $15 million annually to the Holy Father and benefits third world countries.  They also are members of the Denver chapter of Legatus where Craig served as President in 2015.

Craig has been active on many other boards including ACE board of Trustees, the Saeman Family Foundation, Augustine Institute Board of Regents and The Archdiocese of Denver’s Catholic School Advisory Board.  He and his wife Shelly have five children and five grandchildren.