J. Matthew Kramer

President and CEO

(972) 331-1634

Experiences:  Prior to The Catholic Foundation, Mr. Kramer headed Kramer Global Advisory, LLC and Leopard International Company.  He gained 29 years of international business and leadership experience at Dallas-based Commercial Metals Company (CMC), most recently at CMC Americas Executive Vice President.  Decisive, high-integrity business leader who succeeded with highly complex businesses on a global scale through the ups and downs of economic cycles, Mr. Kramer led divisions to substantial growth and profitability.

Community and Professional Activities:  Mr. Kramer has been active in local parishes and Catholic organizations for more than 35 years.  He served with his wife, Kris, as co-chair of the $15 million Catholic Charities of Dallas Endowment Campaign.  He is a member of St. Rita Catholic Community, Metro Serra Club of Dallas, Legatus Dallas along with the Dallas Estate Planning Council  and the Estate Planning Council of North Texas. Mr. Kramer is a board member at Central States Manufacturing Inc. of Lowell, Arkansas and a member of the North Texas District Export Council.

Educational and Professional Certification:

  • St. Louis University – BA in Russian Studies, Business Administration