Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice Names New Chief Executive

Venice, FL, May 17, 2022 – Eduardo Gloria has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the nonprofit Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice, Inc., according to The Most Rev. Frank J. Dewane, Bishop of the Diocese of Venice.

Since 2019, Gloria has served as Chief Operating Officer of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Venice overseeing 36 programs with 100 employees in the 10-county Diocese of Venice region; Gloria has also served as interim CEO of Catholic Charities since late 2021.

“Through his commitment and passion in helping others through programs and outreaches in the past few years, Mr. Gloria has clearly established his readiness to lead the Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Venice,” said Bishop Dewane. “Together, we are dedicated to ensuring that Catholic Charities will continue to successfully serve those in need in our communities for years to come.” 

“It is truly an honor to serve as CEO of the Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice,” Gloria said. “Catholic Charities will continue to deliver on our mission: Providing help, creating hope, and serving all. It is my deepest honor to continue to lead the team while we continue to strive to improve our neighbors’ lives in the communities we serve.” 

Formerly, Gloria served as COO at the Alpha-1 Foundation in Coral Gables, Florida, and Camillus House, Inc. in Miami. He was also Vice President of Strategy Management and Housing Development, Director of Strategy Management, and Senior Grants Manager at Camillus House. Before that, he worked for the City of Miami Office of the Mayor as a Contracts Compliance Manager. Gloria has a Master of Public Administration degree and Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Florida International University in Miami. 

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About Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice, Inc.
Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice, Inc., is a nonprofit founded in 1984 by the Diocese of Venice in Florida and serves as a resource to the community by developing and providing affordable housing and rapid rehousing, offering health and human services, providing food pantries, counseling, legal assistance, education, and disaster response, in 10 counties including Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Lee, Manatee, and Sarasota counties. The mission of Catholic Charities is to provide help, create hope, and serve all. For more information, visit

About the Diocese of Venice in Florida: The Diocese of Venice in Florida was established by St. John Paul II in 1984 and today includes 61 parishes, 15 schools and serves an estimated 250,000 Catholics in 10 counties. Bishop Frank J. Dewane is the second Bishop of the Diocese, following Bishop John J. Nevins. For more information on the Diocese of Venice in Florida, visit

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