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John L. Schlageter, Esq., Executive Director

John L. Schlageter is the first and current Executive Director of the Bethlehem University Foundation. Prior to his appointment as Executive Director of Bethlehem University Foundation, he sat as a member of the Board of Directors of the Foundation. John was appointed as the first Executive Director of 11 April 2016 by resolution of the Board of Directors.

Before his appointment as Executive Director, John was General Counsel of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA 2007-2016. He was appointed General Counsel by then Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien and continued to serve Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio following his appointment as the 4th Archbishop for the Military Services, USA. John is a double graduate of the Catholic University of America, having received his Bachelor of Arts in History and his Juris Doctor from the CUA Columbus School of Law. John is a member of the Bar Associations of the State of Florida and the District of Columbia.

In addition to his duties as Executive Director, John is General Counsel of the Eparchy of Saint Maron of Brooklyn. He is a Knight of Columbus and a Knight Commander of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem and is the current President of the Archdiocese of Washington Section of the Order. He is a member of the John Carroll Society, the Federalist Society, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Lasallian Foundation.

John and his wife Caitlin reside in Washington, D.C.