Jerome Kearns

Executive Director
Jerome Kearns is the executive director at OSV Institute, where he reviews each grant application for compliance with the institute’s strategic goals and required information. Since joining in 2009, he has worked to advance the organization’s mission of “serving the Church” by representing the institute in a meaningful and constructive way that recognizes the hard work of all OSV employees. Prior to joining OSVI, Jerome was president of two banks in South Bend, IN and director of development for the Brothers of Holy Cross in Notre Dame IN. Jerome is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame. He currently serves on the Diocesan Finance Committee for the Diocese of Ft. Wayne-South Bend and is a member of the South Bend-Elkhart Legatus Chapter.