Workshops

Workshops

Scott F. Brown

EWTN Vice President of Mission Advancement

Four Part Fundraising Workshop

Scott is the Vice President of Mission Advancement at EWTN. He leads the department that is responsible for EWTN’s fundraising. His department implements direct mail campaigns, on-air appeals, digital fundraising, and major gift cultivation. They ensure that the Network has the resources needed to fulfill the vital mission started by Mother Angelica and continued today by more than 400 employees worldwide.

Scott has an outstanding record of leadership in several industries that include the nonprofit, educational and information technology sectors and the United States military. Throughout every facet of his career he has guided organizations to consistently surpass challenging performance objectives, institutional goals and stakeholder expectations.

For more than 30 years, Scott has helped organizations manage change and work collaboratively in order to achieve their goals. For the past 15 years, prior to joining EWTN, Scott led Catholic non-profit education organizations, implementing and executing successful fundraising strategies and campaigns, developing governance models that result in engaged boards of directors, and mentoring and educating leaders and board members in the art of fundraising.

David Amirault

Mission Advancement Officer

David Amirault joined the EWTN staff last November and is currently working as a Mission Advancement Officer in the upper Midwest overseeing major gift fundraising for 11 states. David has a B.S. in Corporate Video Communications and a Master’s in Business. After commencing his fundraising career nearly 20 years ago, he has worked for three different Catholic charities. He is conversant with Annual Giving, Planned Giving, and Major Giving. After living for many years in Connecticut, David and his wife moved to Illinois in 2009 and now reside in Minooka, a farming town roughly 50 miles southwest of Chicago. They are parishioners of St. Joseph’s Parish in nearby Rockdale, in the Diocese of Joliet.

Ryan Flood

EWTN Legacy Giving Advisor

Ryan Flood, EWTN Legacy Giving Advisor, assists EWTN Family members and friends who are interested in integrating life-transforming charitable giving strategies into their financial, business or estate plans while amplifying what they preserve for themselves in retirement and for their heirs. Typically, Ryan helps people identify their personal goals for impacting loved ones and their favorite causes before developing a tax-savvy/family-friendly plan for donors and their advisors to consider. Prior to serving EWTN, Ryan worked in the Diocese of Raleigh, North Carolina, and the Diocese of Arlington, Virginia, as the Director of Planned Giving. Ryan has over 20 years’ experience in Planned Giving. He has had multiple articles published in Planned Giving Today and is a member of both the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners and the North Carolina Planned Giving Council. Ryan, his wife Mary and their 10 children live in Wake Forest, North Carolina and are parishioners at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church.

Thom Price

Director of programming and production for EWTN Radio

Getting the Most Out of Adobe Audition

Thom Price is the director of programming and production for the EWTN Global Catholic Radio Network. He is a 40 year broadcast, advertising, education and recording studio veteran, with stops in St. Louis, Los Angeles, Cincinnati, Minneapolis and Houston. He became a Catholic in 1992. While in Minneapolis, both Thom and his wife Adrianne experienced powerful conversions, which led them to EWTN. Thom and Adrianne serve on the board of directors of Her Choice Birmingham, a pregnancy resource center.

Mary Beth Jorgensen

Spirit Catholic Radio

Catholic Radio’s Four Letter Word, “Underwriting

Mary Beth Jorgensen works with the businesses and organizations who sponsor programming on the Spirit Catholic Radio Network since 2002. Her radio career began in Carroll, Iowa, a small market outside Nebraska. She returned to Omaha – her hometown – after learning the industry from the ground up. Her commercial radio background includes working for Triathlon & Journal Broadcast Groups. Mary Beth attended Holy Name Elementary School, Marian High School and the University of Nebraska at Omaha. In 1990, she married Jeff Jorgensen of Audubon, Iowa & they settled near Omaha in Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Her husband works for Union Pacific Railroad & donates much of his spare time to the GOP County Party & PACs such as: Truth & Freedom; & The New American Populist. She and her husband, Jeff, are members of St. Patrick Parish in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

We answer your questions & concerns

Schedule one-on-one sessions with a member of the EWTN Affiliate Advisory Team for problem solving solutions for your affiliate needs

  • Roy Brown: General Manager, Billings Catholic Radio
  • Jim Carroll: Executive Director, Spirit Catholic Radio
  • Toya Hall: Vice President, Guadalupe Radio Network
  • Mike Jones: Vice President & General Manager, Ave Maria Radio
  • Bill Messerly: Executive Director, St. Gabriel Catholic Radio
  • Steve Splonskowski: Executive Director, Real Presence Radio
  • Dave Vacheresse: President, Annunciation Radio
  • Glen Tapley: EWTN Engineering
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