Jim Lundholm-Eades is Senior Consultant for Leadership Roundtable and, until his retirement, served as Director of Programs and Services.
Previously he was Director of Parish Services and Planning for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Jim has also been Associate Director of Catholic Education for this Archdiocese and Director of Catholic Social Services (Like the American Catholic Charities) in a diocese in his home country, Australia. His ministry has covered multiple fields in both Australia and the United States over 36 years. Jim holds graduate degrees in Pastoral Counseling, Counseling, Educational Administration and Business Administration. He is a Minnesota licensed teacher and superintendent. He has published works include areas such as best practices in Church management (America), diocesan strategic planning (video for Leadership Roundtable), effective presbyteral councils (Touchstones), and effective parish pastoral councils (video).
He has been a national speaker on Catholic Church and Catholic school planning for several national Catholic organizations. He teaches graduate level courses including Strategic Planning for Catholic Parishes and Schools, Administration and Stewardship and Catholic School Finance for the Murray Institute at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis.
About Leadership Roundtable
Leadership Roundtable promotes best practices and accountability in the management, finances, communications, and human resources development of the Catholic Church in the U.S., including greater incorporation of the expertise of the laity.