Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

Formation and Education for the Life of the Church


New treasurer/business manager named

August 08, 2012

Matt EckertMatthew Eckert has been named the new treasurer and business manager at Saint Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad, IN, effective August 31.

Eckert succeeds Fr. Adrian Burke, OSB, who held the position for the past two years.

As treasurer and business manager, Eckert will be responsible for the financial and business affairs of Saint Meinrad, as well as overseeing human resources and physical facilities.

Eckert has been general manager of Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari in Santa Claus, IN, since August 2007. Before that, he served as the company’s controller for seven years.

He also was a senior auditor for Arthur Anderson LLP of Indianapolis.

Eckert is a graduate of Indiana State University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and insurance. He is a certified public accountant.

His professional memberships include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Indiana CPA Society, Indiana State University Accounting Advisory Board, and the Society of Human Resources Management. He is an International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions Certified Attractions Executive and has served on its Human Resources Committee.

Eckert and his wife Tonya live in Schnellville, IN, with their three children, Abigail, Claire and Drew.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, founded in 1854, is a Benedictine monastery that also operates the Seminary and School of Theology, Abbey Press and Abbey Caskets.