Don Borisch

Donald Borisch is the Diocesan Internal Auditor for the Diocese of Rockford, Illinois since July, 2006 when the Office of Internal Audits was launched.  He was instrumental in developing the practices that are currently in use and provides all internal audit services for 105 parishes, 6 Catholic High Schools, and 27 ministries.   Prior to that, he was the Fiscal Manager for Social Services at the Diocese, responsible for the financial operations of Catholic Charities and other social ministries in the Diocese of Rockford.  He has been a facilitator of the Internal Audit Forum at the DFMC since 2007.

Mr. Borisch received his BBA in Finance from the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh and an MBA from Northern Illinois University.  He is married with three step-sons and is an active private pilot.  

Jorge Montenegro

Jorge Montenegro, Controller of Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth, has more than 15 years of auditing experience. 

Jorge spent 6 years as financial external auditor for KPMG Peat Marwick in San Jose, Costa Rica. Later He becomes part of GBS Procter & Gamble where he lead several administrative departments and as a member of the internal global audit team.

For 3 years was an auditor at Mission Foods based at Irving Texas, to later join the Diocese of Fort Worth as its first Internal Auditor, role that he performed over a period of 5 years.

Jorge holds a Bachelor & Licentiate degree in Accounting from the University of Costa Rica, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Intituto Tecnologico de Costa Rica and a Masters in Science (MS) degree in Accounting from the University of Dallas, Texas.

He is a Certified Internal Auditor since 2005 and a Certified Public Accountant in Costa Rica since 1999.

Debbie Swisher


Debbie has served in the Diocese of Lexington, KY for 17 years as the Controller and Diocesan Finance Officer. She is a CPA, CGMA, and CDFM. Debbie converted the Diocese to an online comprehensive HR system and cloud-based accounting platform several years ago. She also established regular triannual training and discussion sessions for the accountants, bookkeepers and business managers of all Diocesan locations. Debbie has been married to her husband, Bob for 31 years and they have two children. Will is a SCAD grad living and working in LA and Anne Marie is a sophomore at UCLA.

John Geissinger

Wednesday, Concurrent Session X/XI-A Presentation

Mr. Geissinger is responsible for the development and implementation of CBIS’ overall investment philosophy and direction. He is a member of CBIS management team and is responsible for developing investment programs that achieve the investment objectives of the individual strategies CBIS manages. Mr. Geissinger leads the manager selection, oversight, allocation and risk management across the firm’s multi-manager investment strategies. Additional responsibilities include providing the investment thought leadership for the organization and supporting the new business, consultant relations, and client service efforts across the firms’ relationships.

Mr. Geissinger joined CBIS as Chief Investment Officer in April 2014. He brings 30 years of portfolio and risk management experience in prominent financial services firms. He was a partner with Hewitt EnnisKnupp, a provider of investment consulting to corporate and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and defined contribution plans. His prior experience includes chief investment officer roles with North Dakota Retirement and Investment Office, Natsource, LLC and Bear Stearns Asset Management, as well as research and portfolio management experience with Chancellor/LGT Asset Management, Putnam Investments and Aetna Life and Casualty. Mr. Geissinger holds a bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University, MBA from New York University and is a CFA® charterholde.

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