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Tepeyac Leadership, Inc. Announces 2023 TLI Cohort

For the past five years, TLI has gathered and invested in Catholic professionals to prepare them for a mission in leadership — through an encounter with truth, goodness, and beauty — in a one-of-a-kind leadership development experience.

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Tepeyac Leadership, Inc. is pleased to announce its 2023 TLI Cohort. Through its flagship civic leadership-development program, TLI works to form the next generation of Tepeyac Leaders. These are lay Catholic leaders for civil society, representing a wide range of fields, including the corporate, nonprofit, education, health, finance, and legal arenas from around the globe.

“TLI fulfils the need felt by many Catholics to find meaning and purpose in their careers and personal lives. It will help professionals from all walks of life understand better who they are, so they can discover, through prayerful discernment, God’s mission for their lives,” has said the Most Rev. Thomas J. Olmsted, bishop emeritus of Phoenix and founder of TLI. “It is our prayer the Holy Spirit will place in the hearts of participants a mission of leadership that they will gladly embrace and fulfil through God’s grace.”

TLI welcomes the participants of the 2023 TLI Cohort:

• Josephine Amaniyo, from Uganda
• Victoria Adekoya, from United Kingdom
• Gabrielle Angresano, from Fairfield, CT
• Paul Arias, from Franklin Park, NJ
• Teresa Beamonte, from Spain
• Elaine Biggs, from Palatine, IL
• Sorayana Bravo, from Johns Creek, GA
• Chad Brown, from Salem, VA
• Enrico Calini, from Italy
• Renee Carmine-Jones, from Austria
• Mario Cerda, from United Kingdom
• Delphine Chi, from United Kingdom
• Ndimneze Chukwudi, from The Netherlands
• Sarah Clark, from Philippines
• Sarah Dao-Bai, from Richardson, TX
• Mark Dobeck, from North Ridgeville, OH
• Matthew Doeing, from Annville, PA
• Gift Ekun, from Nigeria
• Rafania El Daccache, from Lebanon
• Dorothy Godines, from Sugarland, TX
• Belem González, from Mexico
• Matthew Hayes, from Nashville, TN
• Noel Hernandez, from Walnut, CA
• Chris Hoffman, from Northridge, CA
• Sharon Hoffman, from Northridge, CA
• Paola Honorat, from Mexico
• Jing-yee Hung, from United Kingdom
• Joby Jose, from Switzerland
• Bachir Kallas, from Lebanon
• Christine Lacayo, from Atlanta, GA
• Gaaba Lakel, from Uganda
• Joe Langenderfer, from Raleigh, NC
• Jerry LoCoco, from Celina, TX
• Alexandra Lopez, from Phoenix, AZ
• Richard Lopez-Albinana, from San Francisco, CA
• Alec MacIsaac, from Scottsdale, AZ
• Michael McManus, from Akron, TX
• Maria Mejia, from Glendale, AZ
• Maria Mendiola, from Canada
• Christopher Mendoza, from San Antonio, TX
• Gonzalo Montero, from Mountain View, CA
• Gianna Mooney, from The Woodlands, TX
• Cindy Olivera, from Sanger, TX
• Sean O’Malley, from Denver, CO
• Eva Oueiss, from Lebanon
• Richard Oyeleke, from Nigeria
• Adrian Pais, from The Netherlands
• Fabrice Panato, from France
• Jeffrey Peterson, from Orono, MN
• Marco Primavera, from Italy
• Robert Rexha, from Woodmere, NY
• Xochitl Ruiz-Ramirez, from Laveen, AZ
• Wojciech Sachmata, from Poland
• Sarah Sahioun, from Lubbock, TX
• Teija Savolainen, from Finland
• Mauro Schirra, from Italy
• John Schmidt, from Baton Rouge, LA
• Tamlyn Sheng, from Dallas, TX
• Evan Siebenmorgen, from Gilbert, AZ
• Jarred Sola, from Phoenix, AZ
• Erik Solenberger, from Spokane Valley, WA
• Perla Tannous, from Lebanon
• Brandon Tauscher, from Gilbert, AZ
• Jennifer Teeters, from Aiken, SC
• Igor Telepcak, from Slovakia
• Cathy Thompson, from Ireland
• Michael Towle, from Minneapolis, MN
• Andrew Triplett, from Birmingham, AL
• Angel Vega, from Bronx, NY
• Emmanuel Villalpando, from Tustin, CA
• Chris Vitale, from Chandler, AZ
• Stephen Voehl, from Grant Pass, OR
• Valentine Wangechi, from United Kingdom
• Michael Yiin, from Singapore
• Joseph Zwemke, from Tempe, AZ

“It is our prayer the Holy Spirit will place in the hearts of participants a mission of leadership that they will gladly embrace and fulfil through God’s grace.”

Bishop Olmsted, has affirmed, “the true call of the laity, the authentic vocation of lay Catholic men and women, is to be ambassadors of Christ in the world, living among everyone else in secular society, while striving for holiness, sanctifying the world.”

For the past five years, TLI has gathered and invested in Catholic professionals to prepare them for a mission in leadership — through an encounter with truth, goodness, and beauty — in a one-of-a-kind leadership development experience. TLI continues to equip graduates to build a community in which people can flourish and the common good be advanced.

Learn more at www.TLIprogram.org

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