Bridget Philip
Interim President
Vice President of Enrollment Management

As the Vice President of Enrollment Management, Bridge Philip oversees all enrollment functions of Erie Catholic School System from admission through retention and graduation. Philip joined Erie Catholic in 2019 after spending 17 years at Gannon University in enrollment management. In 2016 she successfully completed her certificate in Leadership in Enrollment Management through the University of Southern California. Philip is a graduate of St. Mary’s School in Nanty Glo, PA, Bishop Carroll High School in Ebensburg, PA and Gannon University in Erie, PA.


Heidi Sheehan
Director of Finance

Heidi E. Sheehan, CPA, is business manager for the Erie Catholic School System. She oversees business operations and develops business plans and strategies to support the mission of Catholic education in concert with the president and the board of directors. She was previously the director of finance for Villa Maria Elementary School in Erie and has a diverse background in accounting and financial management in business and industry as well as education. Sheehan earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Penn State University in State College, Pa.

Dr. Ann Marie Lathan
Director of Human Resources

Dr. Ann Marie Lathan, Director of Human Resources for the Erie Catholic School System, oversees the Human Resource systems including the management of employee relations, ensuring compliance with regulations, evaluating staffing needs, and advancing employee development. She previously served as the principal of St. George School and brings extensive experience as a K-12 educator and university professor (Mercyhurst University, Penn State University-Behrend, Gannon University, and Edinboro University).

Dr. Lathan earned her Ph.D. in Organizational Learning & Leadership from Gannon University with a focus on Educational Leadership, as well as a Master of Arts and Bachelor of Arts degree in English Education. She has published articles on organizational leadership and culture.


Jeff Martin
Director of Technology