Theresa Ruzicka, CPA

Theresa (Lynch) Ruzicka is a 1978 graduate of Duchesne. Theresa went on to earn a BSBA from Southeast Missouri State, an MBA from Washington University, and CPA license. Most recently, Theresa spent 8 years as the president of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of St. Louis, retiring in the summer of 2022. Before this, Theresa was a partner at RubinBrown and held leadership positions at the Olin School of Business at Washington University, Ernst and Young, and other entrepreneurial ventures. Theresa has been an active member of the community with serving two terms on the Creve Coeur City Council, member of the Legatus, Our Lady of the Pillar Parish Council, and involvement with other organizations. In 2017, Theresa received the Most Influential Women in Business award from St. Louis Business Journal, and in 2019 she was selected for the YMCA's 2019 Academy of Leaders.