Go ye therefore and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost. Matthew 28:19 KJV

Ghana Harvest will help establish Christian households, congregations, schools, and outreach missions by providing needed spiritual, educational, charitable, and financial resources


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THOMAS KOPATZ

THOMAS M. KOPATZ

356 Forest Oaks Dr, Caseyville, IL 62232, tom.kopatz@gmail.com


EDUCATION

University of Illinois, Springfield-BA, Business Management

The American College, Bryn Mawr, PA, Chartered Life Underwriter,

    Retirement Income Certified Professional


EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

IBM Corporation, Account executive-I5 years

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans

    (Lutheran Brotherhood prior to 2002)-24 years.

Various management roles supervising field personnel:

Divisional Vice President supervising financial representatives and     supervisors in 28 states,

Managing Partner in the St. Louis office,

Financial Consultant- Greater St. Louis region.


NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION EXPERIENCE

Springfield Lutheran High School, Springfield, IL

Founding board member and former chairman.

Foundation for Excellence for Lutheran High School Springfield, IL: Chairman.

Christ Our Savior Lutheran High School, Davenport, IA: Founding board     member and chairman

National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors-24 years.

    Local chairman and national convention delegate.

Society of Financial Services Professionals-member-22 years.

Lutheran Church Missouri Synod-Delegate-Southern Illinois District
    Convention and alternate delegate, LCMS national convention

Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Collinsville, IL-chairman, adult choir member

Lutheran Community Foundation, Minneapolis, MN-founding contributor

National Lutheran Choir, Minneapolis, MN-board member


OTHER INTERESTS AND EXPERIENCE

Patron: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Opera Theatre St. Louis, St. Louis Bach Society,

National Lutheran Choir,
KFUO founders club, Lutheran Family and Children Services Ambassador & Charity Auction chair, Concordia Seminary-St. Louis Bach at the Sem program,

Far Oaks Golf Club, Road Warriors Running Club, Sangamo Club,
Wounded Warriors Project.


Family: Widower ( married to Shirley 47 years), 3 daughters,5 grandchildren