Major Gifts Officer
A lifelong Catholic and product of Catholic education, Josh Yecke began his career as a high school theology teacher, retreat director, and basketball and track coach before pursuing graduate school and a career in philanthropy. Prior to joining the Catholic Leadership Institute, Josh led fundraising and alumnae engagement at St. Ursula Academy in Toledo, OH for six years and earlier worked in advancement offices at Vanderbilt University, Kettering University, and Hillel at the University of Michigan.
Josh received his undergraduate degree from DePaul University and his graduate degree from the University of Michigan.
A native of Flint, MI, Josh lives in Toledo with his wife, Sarah, and their three children. He is involved in his parish, Gesu Catholic Church, as a lector and extraordinary minister of Holy Communion, and serves on the Board of Trustees for Powers Catholic High School in Flint.