In 1985 Ms. Michele Manry received her bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of South Alabama. Additionally, she is a graduate of the Alabama Banking School. The first 28 years of her professional career began at Regions Bank where she worked as a teller while in college. From there she spent 13 years in the Credit Department, where she served as the Credit Administration Manager. She continued to become the first female Commercial Banking Relationship Manager for the Mobile operation. After speaking with the Mobile Bank President, she was provided the opportunity to become the Group Accounting Manager for the Southern Region, which included the lower half of the state of Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. In this role, Ms. Manry was responsible for the financial well- being for the Southern Region Bank operations. Not a small job, this required her to set deposit rates, monitor the deposit portfolio for profitability, monitor the commercial loan portfolio for profitability, monitor loan incentive programs and maintain all financial reports for the President of the Southern Region. With a proven track record Ms. Manry ultimately achieved the title of Senior Vice President while serving as Group Accounting Manager. A bank merger required her to move back to the Credit department as a Commercial Real Estate Area Credit Officer. In 2009, after the elimination of the Credit Department position, Ms. Manry became the Firm Administrator at Armbrecht Jackson LLP, a local law firm. While at Armbrecht Jackson Ms. Manry was responsible for accounting, HR & benefits, IT, insurance, hosting receptions, handling lawyer’s needs and facility management. Ms. Manry currently serves as the Executive Director of Financial Services for the Archdiocese of Mobile, a position she accepted in 2012. The Archdiocese of Mobile encompasses 22,969 square miles and comprises the lower 28 counties of the State of Alabama, 75 parishes and 11 mission churches with a total Catholic population of 77,000 registered Catholics. Ms. Manry is responsible for accounting, HR & benefits, property & liability insurance, risk management, facilities management, IT, Catholic cemeteries and the investment and management of all Catholic Foundation Funds.