Vice President, Operations
Matthew J. Oldani (he/him) oversees internal operations of Deaconess Foundation including the Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being.

Matt manages the relationships of the Foundation’s outsourced consultants for accounting, investments, information technology, and human resources.  He also administers the Foundation’s mission investments and led the team that developed the award-winning Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being.

A native St. Louisan, Matt has worked in nonprofit management for more than 25 years, the last 12 in philanthropy.  He is a former Board Chair of the Gateway Center for Giving, a regional association of grant makers, and serves on the local advisory committee of IFF.  He participated in Focus-St. Louis’ Leadership St. Louis program in 2015-2016.  During his career, his focus has predominantly been centered on helping children and youth and advancing educational opportunities.

Matt holds a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Arts in American Studies from Saint Louis University.  Matt, his wife, and his son reside in St. Louis County.