Wednesday, General Session XIV
Deacon Eric Simontis was appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer for the Archdiocese in Washington DC in January 2016. Prior to that, he worked for 13 years with various private equity firms investing in affiliated television stations across the United States. He has also worked in the high-tech industry and spent 14 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Cleveland, Ohio, Leeds, England, Toledo, Ohio and Dallas Texas working in a variety of public and private industries. Eric is responsible for the IT, HR, Parish and Schools, Real Estate and Facilities, Finance and Development departments at the Archdiocese of Washington and was ordained to the diaconate in June 2019. Eric also sits on many of the boards of the affiliated corporations in the Archdiocese and was recently elected to the board of the Catholic Umbrella Pool. Eric earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.