Mr. Pastura has more than 25 years of experience in Catholic education. He has worked as a teacher, coach, and administrator at Catholic high schools in St. Petersburg (FL), Covington (KY), and Cincinnati (OH). In addition to educational roles, he has also worked as a lay missionary in northeast Brazil, youth minister, and professional musician. Prior to returning to the Tampa Bay area, he served as the Director of School Strategic Planning for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. In October 2015, he became the Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of St. Petersburg. Mr. Pastura holds a Bachelors degree in Theology and a Masters degree in Educational Administration, both from Xavier University, as well as a Masters degree in Nonprofit Administration from the University of Notre Dame. Mr.Pastura and his wife, Regiane, have two children.