Men and Women for Others

Staff of Ignatius House


Executive Director

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Associate Director

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Robert Holsten

Director of Operations

Tara La Bouff

Director of Development & Communication


Carrie Armento

Finance Assistant

Sue Chase

Director of Guest Communication, Executive Assistant

Laura Garrison

Accounting Manager

Karen Thomas

Volunteer Coordinator


Group Sales Manager, Spiritual Director

Tony Fazzio

Housekeeping Manager

Gloria Herle

Guest Services

Robert Holsten

Director of Operations

Barbara McNamara

Bookstore Manager

Calisha Smith

Executive Chef

Don Williams

Executive Sous Chef

Pastoral / Retreat Directors

Executive Director

Retreat Director

Associate Director

Retreat Director, Marketing

Retreat and Program Director

Group Sales Manager, Spiritual Director

Marketing, Communication & Outreach

Retreat Director, Marketing

Tara La Bouff

Director of Development & Communication

Board of Trustees


Michael Penney, chair
Retired, United Parcel Service

Kyle Pietrantonio, vice chair; chair – Mission & Identity Committee
Executive director, Duc In Altum Schools Collaborative

Committee Chairs

Joseph Irwin, chair – Development Committee
Retired, Georgia Institute of Technology Alumni Assoc.

Timothy Doyle, chair – Finance Committee
Retired, Coca-Cola Corp.

Sr. Mary Priniski, OP, chair – Governance Committee
Executive Director, Aquinas Center at Emory University

Robin McDowell, chair – Grounds & Maintenance Committee
Professor, Georgia State Perimeter College

Andrew Schoppe, chair – Marketing Communication Committee
Founder, Golden Rule Partners


Ishola Gaba, member
Chief Architect, Diebold Nixdorf

Fr. Joe Lingan, SJ, member
Associate Director, Ignatius House

Lucia Luzondo, member
Director, Office of Intercultural Ministries, Archdiocese of Atlanta

Jonathan Pennacchia, SJ, member
Instructor, Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School

Daniel Shea, member
Attorney, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Fr. Tim Stephens, SJ, member
Priest, St. Thomas More Catholic Church

Paul Tooher, member
Retired, Immaculate Heart of Mary Church & School

Fr. George Witt, SJ, member
Director, Office of Ignatian Spirituality






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