Frank brings nearly 20 years serving and leading mission-driven enterprises.
He is the Director of the Padua Pilot at Catholic Charities Fort Worth, a national leader in innovation in its mission to end poverty. The Padua Pilot aims to change the narrative about poverty by proving that a long-term, holistic service model increases the effectiveness of tradition social service interventions for families seeking financial stability and well-being. The pilot is a research collaboration with the University of Notre Dame’s Lab for Economic Opportunity and Catholic Charities USA. Frank has led mission-driven organizations to execute strategies that cultivated mission-oriented organizational cultures and built on native strengths of stakeholders to achieve community results.
As CEO of Social Venture Partners, he led a partnership of more than 100 engaged philanthropists who together invest time, talent and financial resources in improving the organizational capacity of promising non-profits. As a regional director of a national grant-making organization, Frank managed the pipeline of requests, worked with recipients to achieve goals, attracted donors and funding partners to collaborate on multi-year projects, and communicated success stories to key constituencies. Frank was the founder and Managing Partner of Fidelium Group, a consulting firm dedicated to helping mission-driven organizations “be great at doing good”.
Frank earned a B.A. in Government and an M.A. in Theology from the University of Notre Dame. He lives in Richardson with his wife and their three sons.