Joseph McColgan | President
Mr. McColgan is the newly appointed President of SS Neuman-Goretti. He is a lifelong resident of Philadelphia; he graduated from Archbishop Ryan High School; earned a B.A. and MBA from Villanova University; has served as an officer in the United States Navy; and for the past 20 years has worked for various Wall Street firms. Mr. McColgan is active in his community, serving on various boards and commissions and has sought public office on three separate occasions since 1990. He is very passionate about improving education in the city of Philadelphia. His roots are deep in South Philadelphia. His mother grew up at 11th and Ritner and he still has family who call South Philadelphia home. Joe’s great-grandfather in the early 1900’s started a real estate business and his office was located at the corner of 10th and Moore Streets, directly across the street from the school. Joe, his wife Maria – who grew up at 8th and Ellsworth Streets and is a pediatrician – along with their two daughters live in the Torresdale section of Philadelphia.