Team

Jim Beckman serves as the Executive Director of Evangelization and Catechesis for the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City. He has been involved with Diocesan and parish ministry, evangelization and leadership development for more than 30 years. A graduate from Franciscan University in 1987, and the Augustine Institute in 2010, Jim has served in various roles of leadership for national, regional and local ministry ever since. He is a dynamic and passionate speaker and has a great love for the Church. He has built solid and thriving ministry programs in numerous parishes and Dioceses over the years. Jim also is the Executive Director of ImpactCenter, a non-profit dedicated to leadership development in the Catholic Church, and serves as an adjunct professor for the Augustine Institute, teaching on topics of leadership, evangelization and discipleship. He and his wife, Meg, live in Oklahoma City with their five children.
Meg Beckman has her undergraduate degree in Sociology from Lambuth University in Jackson, TN, as well as her graduate degree in Pastoral Counseling from Franciscan University in Steubenville, OH. While studying for her master’s degree at Franciscan University in 1995, she not only fell in love with her Catholic faith, but also the love of her life, Jim. Together they have 5 children, ranging from 23-13. When she’s not grocery shopping in order to keep food in the house for her growing teenagers and young adults, or dropping-off/picking-up one of her five children at their different schools/activities, she works part-time at Good Shepherd Catholic School, and enjoys playing tennis, swimming, and lifting weights.

Board Members

Monsignor Ken Leone

Monsignor Ken Leone

Spiritual Director, St. John Vianney Seminary, Former Parish Pastor for the Archdiocese of Denver

Mrs. Molly Conahan

Mrs. Molly Conahan

Wife to Dr. Jim Conahan, Mother of three, Administrator for Mission of Healing Eyes serving both Mexico and Cambodia

Mrs. Dora Collins

Mrs. Dora Collins

Wife to Kevin Collins, mother of two, former Business Manager for Holy Name Catholic Church in Denver

Advisors

  • Father Scott Traynor – Rector, St. John Vianney Seminary
  • Bishop Sam Jacobs – Former Bishop of the Diocese of Houma-Thibadeaux
  • Archbishop Charles Chaput – Archdiocese of Philadelphia
  • Mr. Jack McAleer – former Vice-President, Krispe Kreme Donuts
  • Mr. Tim Moynihan – Entrepreneur, Operating Executive, Advisor, former Vice-President for Google, Inc.
  • Mrs. Leeanne Super – Accountant with Zarlengo-Raub, Finance Committee Member for the Archdiocese of Denver
  • Mr. Jon Simmons – General Manager Digital Sales Group for Computer Sciences Corporation