Quincy University’s Board of Trustees has elected two new members. Br. Moises Gutierrez, OFM, of Joliet Ill. and Greg Reis, of Quincy Ill., began their service in June and joined the current board of 29 men and women from across the country, including 18 Quincy University alumni.
“Quincy University has the good fortune of exceptional volunteer leadership, with alumni, Franciscan friars, and community leaders contributing their talents in the oversight and support of this remarkable institution,” said Brian McGee, Ph.D., president. “This summer, two new and singularly impressive professionals have joined our Board of Trustees. We greatly appreciate their willingness to serve.”
Br. Moises Gutierrez is an expert speaker on multiculturalism and delivers presentations in English and Spanish to groups from different backgrounds about diversity appreciation, intercultural living, ministry, and education, intercultural leadership, and transdisciplinary leadership. He has served in many roles including, founder and director of the Archdiocesan Pastoral Leadership Institute, director of the Intercultural Ministry Office and coordinator of Hispanic Ministry. He holds a bachelor’s degree in information and computer engineering, and elementary and middle school education, a masters in multicultural and bilingual education, intercultural relations, consulting and training, and is currently completing a doctorate in leadership studies.
Greg Reis was born and raised in Quincy and graduated from Quincy Notre Dame in 1985, where he was a standout athlete in Soccer and Basketball. He is the Head Boys Soccer Coach at his alma mater. Greg graduated from St. Louis University in 1990 with a bachelor’s degree in physical therapy. Reis established Advance Physical Therapy in 1995 which serves as the official physical therapy and rehab center for injured QU student-athletes. Reis’s wife, Cindy ’90 and their sons, Taylor’17 and Cooper ‘20 are all graduates of Quincy University.
“We are excited to welcome Br. Gutierrez and Greg Reis to the board,” said Del Mitchell, chair of the QU Board of Trustees. “Their backgrounds and experiences will serve us well as we continue to move the university forward.”
Founded in 1860 by Franciscan friars, Quincy University (www.quincy.edu) is celebrating 160 years as a Catholic, co-educational, liberal arts, residential university. Quincy University offers undergraduate, graduate, and adult education programs that integrate liberal arts, active learning, practical experience, and Franciscan values. Faculty and advisors work with each student to design a customized success plan to help them graduate on time, find their passion and prepare them for life. Quincy University’s intercollegiate sports are members of the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference for men and women. For more information, please contact the Quincy University Office of Community Relations by calling (217) 228-5275. Quincy University. Success by Design.