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McKenna Named Managing Director

Romeoville, Illinois, May 2, 2022—Christian Brothers Services (CBS) is pleased to announce that Doug McKenna, JD, MBA, will join the CBS senior management team as Managing Director of Risk and Claims Counsel, effective July 1.

He will fill the void that will occur with the Aug. 31 retirement of Managing Director of CBS Risk Management Services, Larry Baker, who has been with CBS since 2008. Baker’s leadership and extensive knowledge of the industry have been invaluable throughout his tenure.

McKenna, who joined CBS in 2018, presently serves as Director of Claims Service and Claims Counsel, a role he will continue to lead and oversee, managing all aspects of litigation involving the members of the Risk Pooling Trust.

“Doug has consistently displayed the business acumen and dedication necessary to sustaining the considerable success of RMS well into the future,” said Brother Michael Quirk, FSC, Ed.D, CBS President and CEO. “We look forward to working with Doug in his new role.”


About Christian Brothers Services
Founded in 1960 and headquartered in Romeoville, Illinois, Christian Brothers Services is a nonprofit, Catholic organization that administers cooperative programs in the areas of health, retirement, property/casualty, and technology as well as financial, administrative and Catholic school consulting to church congregations, organizations and dioceses internationally.

About Catholic School Management
Founded in 1973, NCEA Financial Consulting Services focused exclusively on finance and development consulting services for Catholic school and diocesan administrators. In 1979 demand for a broader scope of services resulted in the creation of Catholic School Management (CSM). In 2014, Christian Brothers Services acquired CSM's growing operations, making CBS the national leader in consultative guidance for Catholic schools. CSM's team of experts represents more than 500 years of experience in the education field with a focus on strategy, planning and leadership.

About BMT
Founded in 1972 and headquartered in Tarrytown, New York, Brenner, McDonagh & Tortolani, Inc., BMT Management and Financial Consultants was acquired by Christian Brothers Services in 2017. Providing premier consulting services to 280 religious institutes and many sponsored ministries in need of assistance, BMT offers the management of daily operations, including accounting and financial management, benefits eligibility management, human resources, investment consulting and real estate planning and sustainability studies.

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