Christ The King Jesuit College Preparatory School

Meet the Development Team

Stephen Holte
Director of Development
Direct Line: (773) 413-3509

Steve joined the Development Team at Christ the King in February 2009. His commitment to the CTK community extends back to an active involvement in Catholic education. Steve served as a 4th grade teacher at St. Paul Catholic School in San Antonio, TX, as part of a 2-year service through teaching program with Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) while earning an M. Ed in Curriculum Development. He graduated from Rockhurst High School, a Catholic, Jesuit preparatory school in Kansas City, Missouri, and also attended Christian Brothers Academy in New Jersey. Immediately prior to joining CTK, he was Director at Holy Cross Associates, responsible for all aspects of program and staff management. Steve graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a BBA in Finance. LinkedIn
Tony Azu-Popow
Database Manager
Direct Line: (773) 413-3504
Tony has been with CTK since 2008, the year our school opened its doors. He has over 18 years of experience in database work, managing donor and development information systems for local non-profit organizations. Prior to his role at CTK, Tony worked with the Alexian Brothers Foundation and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago. He received a BA in Politics from Lake Forest College and is a product of Jesuit education – a graduate of St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland. A Cleveland native, Tony currently resides in Oak Park with his wife Lisa and 2 sons. He is an avid runner and biker and has completed multiple marathons and half-marathons. Linkedin 
 
Katie Karich
Development Officer
Direct Line: (773) 413-3588
Email: kkarich@ctkjesuit.org

Katie recently joined our CTK family as the Development Officer. She graduated in May 2013 from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a specialization in Public Relations and Advertising and a minor in Marketing. During her time at IU, she had the opportunity to intern with the development team at Susan G. Komen. After graduation, Katie gave a year of service with the education-based non-profit organization, City Year. While working with for this AmeriCorps organization, Katie became passionate about making a positive impact on Chicago’s education system and providing an opportunity for all children to get the quality education they deserve. Katie is originally from Libertyville, Illinois. LinkedIn
 

Maureen Kelly
Assistant Director of Development
Direct Line: (773) 413-3513
Email: mkelly@ctkjesuit.org

Maureen joined the Christ The King in September, 2014. She has over 15 years of experience in development, and loves her work with individual donors. Maureen came to Christ the King after serving as Director of Individual Giving at Chicago Children’s Museum. Prior to that, she held roles at Old St. Mary’s Catholic Parish and School, and The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired, where she worked on two capital campaigns. She earned a B.S. in Psychology and Speech Communication from University of Wisconsin – Platteville. During her time in Platteville, she enjoyed working for the Chicago Bears during their training camp. LinkedIn

David Bowles
Director of Communications
Direct Line: (773) 413-3577
 
David joined Christ the King in June of 2016. He has 15 years of experience working in not-for-profits including teaching high school in Baltimore for 5 years.  David served in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in New York City where he worked with persons experiencing homelessness.  He joined the JVC staff in Baltimore and worked in a variety of capacities including as a Program Director.  David graduated from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill where he earned a B.A. in Communications and Political Science and he received a Masters in Theology from Catholic Theological Union in May 2016.