Faith and Finance Forum

Faith and Finance Forum is a podcast and video program that brings you in-depth, insightful conversations with Catholic business leaders who live out their Faith in their professional and public lives. It is the essential podcast for anyone interested in insightful, relatable conversations with fascinating thought leaders.

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Faith and Finance Forum is a program of the Catholic Finance Association and presented to you by Aquinas Wealth Advisors, where you can obtain your personalized Faith & Finance Score.

Aaron Hedges & Paul Knowlton

Conversation with Aaron Hedges & Paul Knowlton from Better Capitalism

Tony Minopoli

Conversation with Tony Minopoli, President & Chief Investment Officer at Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors.

Jim Keyes

Conversation with Jim Keyes CEO (Ret.) of 7-Eleven & Blockbuster Video.

Bill & Alexis Haughey

Featuring Bill & Alexis Haughey Co-Founders, Catholic Institute of Technology in Italy.

Joe Jordan

Conversation with Joe Jordan, accomplished insurance executive, financial advisor, public speaker, and author.

Dan French

Conversation with Dan French Managing Director, ATX Acquisitions

Borja Barragan

Featuring Borja Barragan, Founder & CEO of Altum Faithful Investments

David Fischer

Conversation with David Fischer, President of SPO

Tipper X Tom Hardin

Conversation with Tipper X Tom Hardin, Legendary Securities Fraud Informant

Dr. Roger Nutt

Conversation with Dr. Roger Nutt Provost and Professor of Theology at Ave Maria University.

Marion Boteju

Conversation with Marion Boteju Chief of Staff and Corporate Secretary of The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York

Eddie Cullen & Karl Kilb

Conversation with Eddie Cullen & Karl Kilb, Technology Entrepreneurs

Christopher Ice

Conversation with Christopher Ice Founder & CEO, Ice Executive Coaching and Consulting.

Tim Powers

Conversation with Tim Powers, National Director of the Catholic Order of Foresters

Ashley Piche

Conversation with Ashley Piche, Executive Director of Creatio

Chadd Garcia

Chadd Garcia is lead portfolio manager of the Ave Maria Focused Fund and co-portfolio manager of the Ave Maria Growth Fund. He is also responsible for equity research functions for his firm: Ave Maria Mutual Funds. He is an expert in analysis of public equities and an experienced investment strategist.

Tom and David Gryp

Conversation with Tom and David Gryp of Notre Dame Federal Credit Union

Chris McMahon and Sr. Mary Gabriel

Conversation with Chris McMahon, Founder & President of Aquinas Wealth Advisors and Sr. Mary Gabriel, Sisters of Life

Chris McMahon and Sr. Mary Gabriel

Conversation with Chris McMahon, Founder & President of Aquinas Wealth Advisors and Sr. Mary Gabriel, Sisters of Life

Conversation with Peter Simmons

Conversation with Peter Simmons, the Former Mayor of Bonita Springs, Florida. Live from Pine Island after Hurricane Ian.

Conversation with Matt Pinto

Conversation with Matt Pinto Founder & President Emeritus of Ascension Press

Conversation with Dr. Brian Schmisek

Conversation with Dr. Brian Schmisek, Provost of The University of Saint Mary of the Lake.

Conversation with Bob Murphy

Conversation with Bob Murphy, Real Estate Expert

Conversation with Cristofer Pereyra and Erin Monnin

Featuring Cristofer Pereyra and Erin Monnin, authors of “Catholic Leadership for Civil Society.”

Conversation with Joe Falcao

Featuring Joe Falcao, Executive Vice President of Orva.

Conversation with Francis G.X. Pileggi

Featuring Francis G.X. Pileggi, Managing Partner at Lewis Brisbois Wilmington, Delaware Office.

Conversation with Andreas Widmer

Featuring Andreas Widmer, author of the book: The Art of Principled Entrepreneurship.

Conversation with Jose Ignacio Murcia Gallego

Featuring Jose Ignacio Murcia Gallego, CEO of Valton Capital Markets.

A conversation with Jason Coon

May 20, 2022 – Conversation with Jason Coon, Vice President of the Catholic Benefits Association

A conversation with Nigel Salina

May 5, 2022 – A conversation with Nigel Salina, hailing from Trinidad & Tobago, the Founder & Chairman of the Global Business Leadership Forum

A conversation with Kathryne McGowan

April 19, 2022 – The Catholic Finance Association interviews Kathryne McGowan, CEO of Reta Trust.

A conversation with Isabel Rafferty Zavala

April 10, 2022 – Isabel Rafferty Zavala is a digital media pioneer and the Founder and CEO of Canela Media.

Conversation with Chéri Ballinger

April 2, 2022 – Chéri Ballinger ( is an accomplished actress, model, spokeswoman, film producer, and entrepreneur. She is famous for the “2nd Chance at Life” she was given after a horrific injury and more than 4 years of intensive recovery. Today she is heavily involved in strategizing, implementing, and funding films and other media product that celebrate mainstream values, are classy and dignified, and can be enjoyed by young and old alike.

Conversation with Catherine Flax

March 22, 2022 – Catherine Flax is the President of Private Markets at X Machina Capital Strategies and Former Global Chief Marketing Officer, J.P. Morgan.

Conversation with William Marm

March 11, 2022 – William Marm, a capital markets associate with Bancroft Capital, joins Faith and Finance Forum for an interview.  William is a retired US Army Green Beret with 20 years of service.

Conversation with Wendy Dominguez

March 10, 2022 – Faith and Finance Forum welcomes Wendy Dominguez, President and Co-Founder of Innovest, for a conversation about Faith, Leadership, Culture, and taking Leaps of Faith.

Conversation with John Rapisardi

February 22, 2022 – Faith and Finance Forum is joined by John Rapisardi, chair of O’Melveny’s Global Restructuring Practice.