CASC Lumen Magazine_Winter 2021

Campus Profiles

including religious experiences and traditions, or even none at all, keeping the question of God and faith alive and present in all kinds of different settings is a tremendous challenge and opportunity. In such a setting, faith can actually come alive like never before for students. … It certainly did for

me when I was a student here. Because of experiences inside and outside the classroom, and because space is created … to look for how God might be present in all of our activities and relationships, this is precisely the time when students can be challenged in the faith [yet] also have it deepened has over 25 years of experience consulting in the areas of employee compensation and performance management and has worked with some of the largest health care systems in the U.S., as well as clinics and hospitals across the country. Prior to founding Altura Consulting Group in 2003, Bares was employed as a compensation consultant with RSM McGladrey, Inc., Riley Dettmann & Kelsey, and Willis Towers Watson. Bares received an MBA degree from the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a BA degree from St. Catherine University. She has served on the board of directors ThomasWinkels is a principal of AdvancedWealth Management Group, a Minneapolis-based wealth coaching firm. He also is a shareholder of AdvisorNet Financial. Winkels received his undergraduate degree from St. Thomas and later served as the president of the school’s alumni association and as the alumni representative on the St. Thomas Board of Trustees. He earned his certified financial planner designation from the College for Financial Planning and is a member of the Financial Planning Association.

and broadened beyond what they might have experienced as children.” “[T]he challenge to seek God in all things, as St. Ignatius of Loyola often encouraged people to do,” says Collins.

Winkels currently serves on the board of directors at Holy Spirit Academy, a private Catholic high school in Monticello, Minnesota, and he also served on several parish pastoral councils in the Twin Cities. He and his wife, Rose, have five children. He is a parishioner of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Community in Medina, where his family has been very active over the years. for the Twin Cities Compensation Network, including in the role of association president, and on the board of the Twin Cities Human Resources Association. She has volunteered extensively with both public and faith-based organizations. She has served as a faith formation teacher and parish council member, including serving as council president at the Church of St. George, and has served on the board of directors of Abria Pregnancy Resources Center. She currently serves with her husband, Keith, as program co-chair for the Twin Cities Legatus chapter.


Ann Bares is the founder and managing partner of Altura Consulting Group, LLC. Bares


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