Ozark Catholic Governing Board

Member Profiles 2018

Matt Abide

  • St. Vincent de Paul, Rogers
  • Works at Abide Furniture along with his brothers
  • Attended Catholic Elementary and High School in Greenville, Ms.
  • Has a B.A in a General Business from Mississippi State University

Paul Antony

  • St. Raphael, Springdale; confirmation catechist
  • Senior VP, Walmart
  • Board member, Engineering Advisory Board, John Brown University and Engineering Advisory Board, Christian Brothers University

Mark Breden (Board President)

  • St. Joseph, Fayetteville
  • International Director, Procter & Gamble (Retired)
  • Board member, NWA-based Arkansas Athletes Outreach

James Gorman, M.D. (Board, Vice-President)

  • St. Joseph, Fayetteville
  • Parkhill Clinic for Women – Obstetrics & Gynecology

Kara Rago

  • St. Thomas Aquinas, Fayetteville
  • 30 years professional development experience, specializing in Catholic Stewardship, Capital Campaigns and Education
  • Worked for the Diocese of Little Rock
  • Retired Catholic School teacher

Joe Spivey

  • St. Vincent de Paul, Rogers; long-time parish leader
  • Senior Vice-President, First Security Bank

Jim Tull, CPA (Board Treasurer)

  • St. Vincent de Paul, Rogers; prior School Board Member, serves as Finance Council member
  • Chief Financial Officer, Crafton Tull

Patrick Wolf, Ph.D.

  • St. Joseph, Fayetteville
  • Distinguished professor of education policy and 21st Century Endowed Chair in School Choice in the Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas.
  • Former President, St. Joseph School Board