Deborah Brannon

Representative Saint Pio Foundation

Deborah Brannon serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Diocesan Bishop of the Diocese of La Crosse. In her duties she provides executive support and oversee essential functions related to communications, scheduling, correspondence and administrative and operational tasks supporting the work of the Bishop, Most Reverend William Patrick Callahan, and the greater mission of the Church.

Deborah has extensive experience having held positions in the firms of McGladrey, Wipfli LLP and Wipfli Hewins Investment Advisors. As an Office Administrative Lead she provided tax and audit support and was in charge of the electronic filing and documentation for tax compliance. Her role with Wipfli Hewins not only provided support to the Principals of the firm but she also guided marketing projects in development and implementing business development initiatives on a regional and firm wide level.

Deborah enjoys her equally important role as a wife and mother of four children. Whether sewing costumes for the theater productions or being the soccer coach’s planning assistant she enjoys her time supporting the interest of her family. Each summer she welcomes a collegiate baseball athlete into her life making them feel at home as a host family for the Northwoods Developmental League. She is a regular volunteer in her community sharing her talents with many organizations such as the Blessed Sacrament Women’s Club, Franciscan Healthcare Auxiliary of Mayo Clinic and the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse.

Starting from October 2017, Deborah Brannon assumed the role as Saint Pio Foundation’s representative. In this role Deborah will assist with the presentation and tour of the relics of Padre Pio with the goal of fostering devotion and provide opportunities for people across the country, to experience the great privilege of veneration and reflection of relics of one of the greatest saints of the Catholic Church: Padre Pio of Pietrelicina.