Catholic Foundation for Diocese of Salina Welcomes Tyler Greenman as New CEO

Catholic Foundation for Diocese of Salina, Press Releases
Apr 25, 2024

After an extensive search, the Catholic Foundation for Diocese of Salina Board of Directors is pleased to announce Tyler Greenman as Chief Executive Officer. Tyler currently serves as Assistant Chief Financial Officer for the Diocese of Salina, a position that he has held since 2021.

Originally from Denver, Colorado, Greenman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Metropolitan State University of Denver. He went on to earn his master’s degree in accounting from the University of Colorado Denver and became a Certified Public Accountant.

A convert to the Catholic faith, Tyler was confirmed in 2003. He and his wife, Laura, are parishioners of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Salina and are proud parents to four beautiful daughters.

“I am excited about Tyler taking the position of CEO for the Catholic Foundation. He brings a unique set of skills to the position that will be immensely invaluable. I look forward to working with him in his new role, and the future of the foundation under his leadership,” stated Bishop Gerald Vincke, Diocese of Salina.

Mr. Greenman will officially assume the position of CEO on July 1, 2024, upon the retirement of Katie Platten, who has served as the CEO of the Catholic Foundation since 2020.

Dr. Doug Hinkin of Manhattan, Kansas, Board President for the Catholic Foundation for Diocese of Salina, expressed his gratitude for Katie Platten’s exceptional leadership over the years. “Her dedication and tireless efforts have transformed a small idea into a vibrant, active foundation engaging so many generous donors, schools, and parishes around the Diocese of Salina. The attention to detail, long hours spent with attorneys and others to get the paperwork of the foundation in order, and then the unbelievable amount of time she has spent traveling the diocese has been remarkable. She has built a rock-solid foundation for the future.”

Hinkin also expressed excitement about Tyler’s appointment, stating, “The Board is thrilled to welcome Tyler from the Diocesan Finance office. He brings experience from investment advising and accounting that will be essential to our operations plus he is familiar with the operations of the diocesan offices and the people of the diocese. We are confident he will grow into an excellent leader and fundraiser for the Foundation.”

The Catholic Foundation for Diocese of Salina invites the community to join them in extending a warm welcome to Tyler Greenman in his new role as CEO and expressing sincere gratitude to Katie Platten for her years of leadership and guidance.