In 2011, Steve Hagerdorn came to The Catholic Foundation to serve as Chief Operating Officer. Over the past 25 years, Steve has provided financial leadership within nonprofit organizations in central Ohio, focusing on making wise use of limited resources to provide the most opportunities for individuals supported by those organizations. With a background in financial operations and strategic planning as well as experience and education in the nonprofit sector, Steve works to ensure efficiency in operations while always focusing on the mission of the organization.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Steve provided strategic financial and business leadership, including the development of new support services, while serving as Vice President of Finance with the Association for the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) in Columbus. Steve has also served in finance and accounting with Volunteers of America in central Ohio. Prior to working in the nonprofit world, Steve worked in corporate accounting at Nationwide Insurance.
Steve received his Bachelors of Accounting degree from Case Western Reserve University, graduated with honors with a Masters degree in Nonprofit Management from Regis University and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Steve and his family worship at Northwest Chapel in Dublin, where Steve’s community work includes serving in financial leadership and worship ministries at his church. Steve and his wife Elise have four children.