Shirley A. Weis, BSN, MM, Doctor of Science (hc) : Chair
Dr. Shirley Weis is the Emerita Chief Administrative Officer of the Mayo Clinic where she was responsible for all operations of the $10 billion, 55,000 employee health system. She currently is a member of the Board of Directors of RTI Surgical, Inc. and The Medical Memory. She has served on the Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees; Winona State University Foundation Board; and numerous other boards and governing bodies.
Professor Weis also has a broad academic and teaching background. She is a special advisor to Arizona State University President Michael M. Crow and serves as a professor in the W. P. Carey School of Business and the ASU College of Nursing and Health Innovation. She is also adjunct professor at Michigan State University.
Dr. Weis is an Emerita Professor of the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. She has also taught healthcare leadership at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, Michigan State University, the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, Lansing Community College and for the Michigan Hospital Association.
A magna cum laude graduate of Michigan State University’s School of Nursing, Dr. Weis also earned a Master’s in Management Degree from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Mich., and has been honored by Michigan State University with a Doctor of Science degree.
Shirley and her husband John are proud grandparents of two granddaughters enrolled at Holy Family Academy.
Shannon Obernuefemann, D.D.S.: Vice-Chair
Shannon is the owner of O-Dentistry, a comprehensive family dental practice in Phoenix, AZ. Shannon was raised here in the Valley and attended Brophy College Preparatory. After graduation he headed north to attend Northern Arizona University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. After graduation he attended the prestigious Marquette University School of Dentistry.
While at Marquette he received an Air Force scholarship and was accepted into an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency. After spending time treating our service members he and his family moved back to Phoenix.
Always trying to improve his clinical skills Dr. Obernuefemann completed a two-year orthodontic seminar given by Progressive Orthodontic Seminars a leader in orthodontic training for the general dentist.
Shannon and his wife Teresa have 13 children, two attending college, eight enrolled in Holy Family Academy and three pre-school age children at home.
Dominic DeMark: Treasurer
Dominic is co-owner, VP/CFO of DNG Construction, LLC. A native of Prescott, AZ, Dominic is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Arizona.
After graduation from the University of San Diego with an Accounting degree, Dominic began his career in public accounting working for Ernst & Young, LLP for 5 years in their San Diego, CA and Phoenix, AZ offices. His love for construction led him to the construction industry in 2002 and for the past 6 years has co-owned DNG Construction with his business partner specializing in commercial projects in the K-12 Education, Municipal, Religious and Recreation sectors.
Dominic has volunteered in the not-for-profit industry for the past 20 years providing pro bono services to various 501(c) 3 entities and has served on two boards of directors’ positions during that time.
Dominic and his wife Jessica have 13 children, three attending college, eight enrolled in Holy Family Academy and two pre-school age children at home.