Jamie Cappetta

President of Our Savior Parish and USC Caruso Catholic Center


Jamie Cappetta is the president of Our Savior Parish and USC Caruso Catholic Center.

With a track record for building and serving Catholic communities in the northeast, while improving organizational infrastructures and operational efficiencies, Jamie most recently spent eight years with Saint Thomas More, The Catholic Chapel and Center at Yale University.

On staff at Yale from 2006-2014, he serves in the roles of development director, program director, and assistant chaplain, assisting students, exploring partnerships, and helping to lead fundraising, public relations, and marketing efforts.

Since 2009, Jamie also serves as a consultant for Petrus Development, which seeks to empower organizations to create and sustain fund development programs, with a focus on Catholic ministry in higher education. Prior to 2006, Jamie’s roles included director of development and campus minister for Catholic Newman Center at University of Massachusetts and campus minister at Boston College High School and South Boston Catholic Youth Ministry. Jamie graduated with a B.A. in speech communication from the University of Richmond and completed his M.A. in ministry from Saint John’s Seminary in Boston, as well as a master’s degree in development and philanthropy from St. Mary’s University in Minnesota. “I am thrilled to be part of the Catholic Trojan family and bring my passion and skills to USC to help guide the center and parish to a higher place.”

USC President C. L. Max Nikias wrote, “Fostering a rich religious environment on campus should be a goal of every university, and in light of his track record at Yale, I know Jamie Cappetta will be a huge asset to the USC Caruso Catholic Center and Our Savior Parish.”