Patrick O’Meara, President and Founder


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 NAPCIS (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.

 
Talks and Presentations by Patrick O’Meara:
  • Opportunity, Risk and the Hierarchy of Goods in the Economic Order
    • Toruń, Poland November 2011
    • IVth International Congress of Catholics and Economics: John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
       
  • The Dynamics of Gift and the Search for Resources in the Catholic Church
  • Financial Management
    • Pamplona, Spain May 2011
    • University of Navarra
       
  • Financial Decision Making
    • Indianapolis, IN, November 2011
    • Marian University
       
  • Identity and Act: The Role of the Laity, the Parish, Schools, the Donor and the Economy in Advancing the Mission of the Church
    • Chicago, IL October, 2010
    • O’Meara Ferguson Symposium
       
  • Building Something Beautiful for God
    • Colorado Springs, CO, August 2008
    • O’Meara Ferguson Conference; Management of the Church’s Temporal Affairs
       
  • On the Insufficiency of being Apollo
    • Numerous Legatus Chapters
       
  • Caritas in Veritate
    • Numerous Legatus Chapters
       
  • Capital Markets Overview: What Capital Markets Solutions are Available to Meet the Needs of the Catholic Church
    • Colorado Springs, CO, August 2008
    • O’Meara Ferguson Conference; Management of the Church’s Temporal Affairs

       

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