Staff

Jeff Dols

Jeff Dols is the Interim Director of the Benedictine Center and the Director of Mission Advancement for St. Paul’s Monastery.  He has a long history with the Benedictine tradition, going back to his childhood in St. Joseph, MN, where he was educated by the sisters of St. Benedicts Monastery.  Jeff is an Oblate of the monastery and has previously served in several advisory roles, including the Benedictine Center, Oblate and Mission Advancement Advisory Committees.  Professionally, Jeff has experience in both the for profit and nonprofit sector, having held leadership roles in multiple strategic planning and organizational development efforts over the past 20+ years, for companies such as Optum, Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank.  Jeff also served as Executive Director of the Franciscan Spirituality Center in La Crosse, Wisconsin.  Jeff holds a B.A. in Economics and an M.A. in Servant Leadership from Viterbo University in La Crosse.