Rose Michalec is the Controller for the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston since February 2013, and is responsible for the finances of the Archdiocese. She oversees the accounting, investment, and treasury functions, tax compliance, and parish and school accounting services. Ms. Michalec also provides a supporting role to the benefit and health plans, as well as the Catholic School Office. She was instrumental in the implementation of the Archdiocesan accounting software, the outsourced integrated payroll, timekeeping, and benefit system, and the parish and school accounting system.
Prior to working with the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, Ms. Michalec spent 8 years in the Houston office of Vinson & Elkins, LLP managing the accounting and financial reporting, 6 years with Reliant Energy performing retail marketing accounting and analysis, as well as completing the implementation of the accounting software, and 3 years with The Coastal Corporation as an inventory accountant. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Houston. She is a certified public accountant in the state of Texas.