LAURA KRUEGER BROCK CHAIR
Is a CPA. Graduated from Florida State University with a degree in Accounting. She served as a partner with local, regional and national CPA firms. She also holds the designations of Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF). Laura and Jim have been married for 37 years and have two married children, Brittney and Tyson, who are both CPA's and one grandchild.
MARIE T. RONNLOF SECRETARY
Marie was born in Minnesota and moved to Florida in 1982. She formed and chaired the Florida Chapter of the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation for 24 years and served on its National Board for 9 years. She has been a member of St. Jerome since 1982, and has served in various ministries through the years and presently serves on the Parish Council, Finance Council and Vocations Awareness ministry.
I have been a resident of Pinellas County since 1965. Before moving to Florida, I lived with my family in various parts of the United States and the Panama Canal Zone. I am a graduate of USF and Florida Bankers Trust School and was a trust officer with Pinellas Central Bank. I am a Certified Financial Planner and recently retired from Raymond James. I am happy to be involved in our faith-filled community. Parish and Diocese: Landscaping, Maintenance, Legacy Society, Coffee and Donuts and the Finance Council. Tracey is involved in Music Ministry and volunteers in the parish office. In addition to my St. Jerome involvement, I am on the Catholic Foundation’s Board of Trustees for the Diocese of St. Petersburg.
LARRY A. GRANER
Larry was born in Canby, Minnesota, moved to Pinellas County, Florida in 1972. He is married to Dawn Graner and has one stepson. He earned a BA in Accounting from St. Cloud State College in St. Cloud Minnesota. Larry has worked for Bert Smith International for 28 years has held the positions of CFO and General Manger; he continues to work in a part time as General Manager. Prior to becoming a member of St. Jerome’s in 2011, Larry was an active member at St. Justin Martyr for 25 years serving on the Stewardship Committee, Finance Council, Parish Council Transportation Ministry also serving as a Eucharistic minister and usher. Larry recently became a member of St. Jerome’s Welcome Committee. Larry is a member of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem.
Dawn was born in Cleveland, Ohio, moved to Florida in 1956. She is married to Larry Graner and has one son. She earned a BA in Business Education from the University of South Florida. Dawn is retired from the BIC Corporation-Special Markets Division after 31 years of service where she held the positions of CFO and VP of Finance. Prior to becoming a member of St. Jerome’s in 2011, Dawn was an active member at St. Justin Martyr for 25 years serving on the Stewardship Committee, Finance Council, Parish Council, and Transportation Ministry. Dawn also served as a Eucharistic Minister. Dawn recently became a member of St. Jerome’s Welcome Committee and recently became a reader at the Thursday morning 7:00 AM Mass. Dawn is a member of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem.
Born in New Jersey and moved to Pinellas County 34 years ago. Member of St Jerome Parish for 32 years. Married to Joanne Kyne; has 3 children and seven grandchildren. Graduated from Villanova University and has a Masters Certificate from USF. Spent the last 20 years as Director of Administration/Finance Director for the City of Seminole.
Born in Irvington, NJ. Graduated from Seton Hall University with BS Degree in Business Administration CPA
Worked for A large CPA Firm in New York City until going on Active Duty in the Navy.
Moved to Florida after navy active duty. Worked for Sears in various positions. (Store Controller, accounting Group Controller, Internal Auditor, Financial Trainer. Worked for the City of Clearwater as Department Controller, Acting Department Director, contracted in a auditing and training position. Currently retired except for part time tax return preparation.
Kelly is the Broker and co-owner of Engel & Völkers in Belleair Bluffs with her husband Steve Kepler, Realtor®. Engel & Völkers is an international real estate firm specializing in residential/commercial sales and property management. She currently manages 34 agents and three administrative staff members. In addition, Kelly owns International Title Partners,
a title agency in Clearwater. Lifelong Pinellas County residents, Kelly and Steve have two children and reside on Indian Rocks Beach.
ROBERT J. ROPERTI
Was the owner of Jiffy Reprographics a digital printing company in Clearwater Florida. Bob’s a
graduate of RIT and 20 year veteran of DuPont. He’s been a Florida resident since 1988..
He’s a past president of the Southeastern and International Reprographics Associations. He’s a long-standing board member of the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce and active in a number of local charities which he and his wife Mary-Dianne actively support. Their passion is travel but they both enjoy the North Carolina mountains, fishing and golf. Bob has been an on the St. Jerome Finance Committee for 10 yrs.
JOHN W RONNLOF III
John was born in Pensacola and moved to Pinellas County, Florida in 1957. He is married to Marie Ronnlof and has four children, three Grandchildren and a large family in the area. Served in the U.S. Navy. BA in Accounting at USF. John retired from Allstate Insurance Company in 2017, after 45 years of service. His passions are faith, family, hunting and fishing and reading. He has been a member of St. Jerome since 2000, and has served on the Gathered in Love Stewardship Committee, and has been a reader for many years and also serves as a Eucharistic Minister. He presently serves on the Parish Council, Finance Council and leads the Readers Ministry.