Meet Our Team

  • Danielle Bean, Editor-in-Chief

    Danielle Bean, a mother of eight, is editor-in-chief of Catholic Digest and Faith & Family Live. She is author of My Cup of Tea, Mom to Mom Day to Day, and most recently Small Steps for Catholic Moms. Read her personal blog at or follow her on Twitter.

  • Paul McKibben, Managing Editor

  • Ted Schluenderfritz, Art Director

    • Alan Larrivee, Director of Operations

      • Valerie Westrate, Circulation Director

        Valerie joined the staff of Catholic Digest as Financial Controller in 1999. She became Circulation Manager in 2007 and was named Circulation Director in 2008. Valerie oversees circulation for the entire magazine group, which includes 5 magazine titles.

      • Rachel Teti, Web Editor

        • Kevin Jensen, Production Manager

          • Frank Ortega, Controller

            • Creative Editorial Solutions, Copy Editor

              • Lynn Wehner, Proofreader

                • Bayard, Inc., Publisher

                  • Hugues de Foucauld, CEO

                    • Jose Miguel Diaz Ayllon, AA, Provincial Father

                      • Michelle Kopfmann, Advertising, National Account Executive

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