Catholic Education Symposium – Patrick O’Meara


Mr. Patrick O’Meara
President and Founder, O’Meara, Ferguson, Whelan, and Conway

Mr. O’Meara is the President and Founder of O’Meara Ferguson with responsibility for business development and corporate strategy. Previously, he worked for Bear Stearns and Raymond James Financial.

Mr. O’Meara has spoken to audiences in North America and Europe on topics of Catholic Education, Evangelization, and Church Management of temporal affairs, including Mission Advancement, Accessing the Capital and Commercial Marketplace, and Strategic Planning. He has been quoted in Bond Buyer and Time Magazines, Bloomberg, and The Wall Street Journal and has also frequently appeared on EWTN, Fox, CBS, ABC affiliates, and Catholic Answers Live.

He currently serves as Pontifical Overseer for the Dominican House of Studies Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC. Mr. O’Meara is a member of Legatus, is on the council of Scholars for NA PCIS (National Association for Private, Catholic, and Independent Schools), and serves as Chairman of the Board for Saint Catherine of Siena Foundation. Mr. O’Meara previously served on the Finance Council for the Diocese of Arlington. He also worked for the Archdiocese of Mobile, Alabama.

Mr. O’Meara holds a degree in Philosophy and Theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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