New Hires will Start this Month
SAN FRANCISCO - Mercy High School, San Francisco announces the selection of two finalists to the positions of Director of Facilities and Interim Chief Financial Officer.
Jim Fambrini was appointed the Director of Facilities and brings nearly 20 years of experience in facilities and project management. His first day is Monday, Oct. 23.
"I am very excited for my opportunity at Mercy High School and I am excited to meet and work with the faculty and staff of the school,” Fambrini said. “Most importantly, I believe in facilitating the best learning environment for the students of Mercy High School."
“I am very excited to welcome Jim to our team. His expertise in facilities management, daily operations, and masterplan implementation will prove invaluable in the coming years,” said Scott McLarty, Head of School.
In his previous role as Facilities Manager for the Peninsula Humane Society, Fambrini managed three facilities totally 150,000 square feet, which included overseeing the construction of a new 50,000 square foot facility. Fambrini attended and graduated from Catholic schools as a child and earned a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Behavior from University of San Francisco. Fambrini grew up in the neighborhood, his wife graduated from Mercy High School, and his 12-year-old daughter is enrolled in Catholic school.
Marc Colelli was appointed the Interim Chief Financial Officer following more than two years at St. Patrick’s Seminary, where he served as Vice President for Administration responsible for finances and operations. His first day is Monday, Oct. 9.
“I am humbled and honored to be joining this venerable institution” Colelli said. “The work of education and the passing on of our Faith is paramount and I see my work, in finance, as a ministry of support for the faculty, administration and the Sisters of Mercy in the mission of educating women with fierce determination to better their world.”
“I'm elated to welcome Marc to Mercy. After a career in both fundraising and finance, Marc is ready to jump right in and help us with everything from financial forecasting and planning to budgeting,” McLarty said.
Prior to his work at the Seminary, Colelli held the position of Regional Director for Big Ticket for Macy’s, Inc., responsible for furniture stores and sales for the northwest region. Colelli, a Texas native, earned a Masters in Not-for-Profit Accounting from the University of Notre Dame and a Masters in Divinity from St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto.
Current CFO, Lorelei Zermani, announced in early September that she is retiring this fall. To ensure a smooth transition, Corelli will work closely with Zermani until her retirement