Staff

Business Manager – Paul Reinhart

Paul Reinhart was born and raised in Louisville (St. Raphael Parish). His history with St. Martin’s dates back to the early 1900s when his father and mother were baptized and later married there. In the mid-1900s his two older brothers were baptized at St. Martin’s as well. He is a graduate of Bellarmine University and holds both an undergraduate Bachelors of Arts (Accounting) degree and a Masters of Business Administration.  His work history includes accounting and administration at Meidinger and Associates, Cotton and Allen CPA, Courier Journal, and Kentucky Wood Floors. Most recently he and his wife Marianne owned a hardwood floor contracting business. He have three sons– Matthew (Daphne), Mitchell (Sarah), Marshall and six grandchildren–Leo, Gus, Sophia, Matilda, Oscar, and Zacharias.

 

Director of Religious Education – Cindy Heckmann

Cindy is a native of Louisville, lifelong Catholic and has been a member of Saint Martin of Tours Parish since 1999.  She joined the staff in 2004.  Prior to becoming the Director of Religious Education, she worked as a legislative assistant and caseworker for U.S. Senator Wendell Ford and was a human resources representative at a local manufacturing facility.  She is currently in the process of completing the requirements for her Masters in Theological Studies degree at Saint Meinrad School of Theology.

 

Bookkeeper – Sheila Williams

Before coming to Saint Martin of Tours Church, Sheila was Financial Controller for the University of Louisville, University Club. With more than twenty years of knowledge and experience in accounting, finance and management, her responsibility also included Human Resources for the clubs 53+ employees.

Prior to working at the University club, Sheila served six years as Financial Controller, four years as the assistant Financial controller and one year as Director of Human Resources for Louisville’s Brown Hotel.

Sheila received her formal education from Sullivan University, majoring in accounting and finance.  Sheila has also received several certificates, honors and acknowledgments for her community leadership and involvement.

An ended marriage of 30+ years to her high school sweetheart has been blessed with three beautiful children and four loving grandchildren.  Sheila was born the fourth child of ten (five brothers and four sisters) takes great pride in her family heritage where she continues to give and receive support and love.

 

5.95_id79321903Parish Secretary – Erica Nooning

Erica Nooning was born and raised Catholic in Louisville.  She attended St. Martha School and Assumption High School before graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Communication from University of Louisville.  She is involved with religious education at St. Martha where she teaches the second graders.

She is a movie junkie who loves to laugh, play sports, and be involved.  A member of the Elks Club where she helps volunteer with their golf scramble every year.  During the summer she plays cornhole and kickball in the Adult Summer League at St. Martha.  Although, she is not the fastest runner she enjoys participating in races.

 

 

Director of Sacred Music and Organist – Emily Meixner

Emily Meixner serves as the organist and director of sacred music at Saint Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Louisville, KY. A native of Ashland, OH, Dr. Meixner holds degrees from Franciscan University of Steubenville (BA), the Cleveland Institute of Music (MM), and the University of Notre Dame (DMA). Her scholarly research focuses primarily on the French organist and composer Louis Vierne (1877-1937), with special interest in his organ symphonies. She has studied organ with Craig Cramer, Douglas Reed, Todd Wilson, Timothy Guenther, and Paul Weber.

As a successful competitor, she recently won first prize at the Pittsburgh Concert Society Competition for Young Organists and first prize at the Tuesday Musical Association Performance Scholarship Competition in Organ. A dedicated church musician, Dr. Meixner earned a minor in theology while studying in Franciscan University and recently passed the Colleague Examination of the American Guild of Organists. An active recitalist, she has recently performed in the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church concert series (South Bend, IN); the L’Organo concert series at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival (Charleston, S.C.); the Millennium Stage concert series at the Kennedy Center (Washington, D.C.); and the Cleveland Museum of Art Performing Arts Series (Cleveland, OH).