Deacon Scott Haner
Hometown: Louisville, Kentucky
Deacon Scott R. Haner, CFE, worked for over 20 years at KFC/Yum!
Brands in marketing, concept development and franchisee recruiting.
He created the "Franchise Roadmap for Growth" and an
"Essentials of Franchising" courses, which he teaches as part
of Yum! University in Louisville, KY.
From 1997 to 2003, he led the Emerging Concepts Team,
preparing new multi-brand combinations and readying
the best-performing brand combinations for national expansion.
Prior to that, he served in KFC's Concept Development and
His early career included brand marketing and international
sales for Jobe's Fertilizer Spikes and brand management
experience at General Mills Inc. Haner was educated at
Purdue University, receiving a bachelor's degree in
restaurant, hotel and institutional management and a master's
of business administration degree with a marketing emphasis
from the university's Krannert School of Management.
Deacon Scott and his wife JoAnn joined St. Patrick's in
Louisville in 1989 and have been involved in many ministries,
including liturgy roles, adult faith formation, youth ministry, and
outreach. Both Deacon Scott and JoAnn received a certificate of
pastoral ministry from Spalding University and have been trained in
hospital ministry at Baptist East Hospital. They are the parents of
two grown daughters.
He serves on the board of the Society of St. Vincent dePaul in
Louisville and on the board of Nazareth Farm, a Catholic community
in rural West Virginia that transforms lives through a
Topic of Presentation - Parish Leadership and Administration:
Pastoral Planning and Development; Parish Staffing and Human
Resource Issues; Parish Finances
Program - Gearing Up to be a Pastor