Sister Kathleen LunsmannSister Kathleen Lunsmann, IHM, is a member of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Scranton, Pennsylvania. She is thrilled to be a part of SOAR! as its President and is committed to the mission of SOAR! and helping aging religious.

Previously Sister Kathleen was the Director of Development for the IHM Sisters in Scranton, PA.   She was responsible for all aspects of fund raising, including direct mail, donor events, planned giving, corporate giving and major donor solicitation.

Sister Kathleen has a bachelor’s degree in International Business from Marywood University and an MPA in Non Profit Management from New York University.  Sister Kathleen is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and has served as chair of the board of the National Catholic Development Conference (NCDC).  She has worked as a fund raising consultant for religious and non-profit organizations.  She has been in the ministry of fundraising for 19 years.

Prior to serving her congregation, Sister Kathleen worked in development for Catholic Medical Mission Board in New York and the Capuchin Franciscan Friars in Union City, NJ.