Poinsatte named University of Saint Francis director 

Oct. 24, 2013 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Richard A. Poinsatte of Fort Wayne has been named a director for the University of Saint Francis. The vice president and treasurer of Steel Dynamics Inc., he holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from the University of Notre Dame. He is also a certified public accountant.

He has a rich history of nonprofit and corporate board membership, and has served or presently serves for Matthew 25 Health and Dental Clinic, Questa Foundation for Education, Consumer Credit Counseling of Northeast Indiana, Mayor Tom Henry’s Gateways Initiative Committee, Mayor Graham Richard’s Blue Print Plus Steering Committee, Dr. Bill Lewis Center for Children, Knights of Columbus #451, East State Village Civic Improvement Association, Fort Wayne chapter of Active 20/30 International, Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty Advisory Council and RiverFest Committee. He also serves on the audit committee for the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne and is the administrator for the Steel Dynamics Foundation.

The University of Saint Francis, founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs through the School of Health Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership, School of Professional Studies and School of Creative Arts. The university’s College of Adult Learning designs focused curriculum for working adults by offering online and accelerated programs, through its Virtual, Fort Wayne and Crown Point campuses. More than 2,400 students from a broad geographic region attend USF for its academic excellence.

Media Contacts

For all University-related matters, please contact:

Trois Hart
Associate Vice President of Marketing
T: 260.399.8050
C: 260.415.2401

Yvonne Schroeder
Director of Communication
T: 260.399.7700 ext. 6413

Sandie Phalen
Director of Marketing and Development
Crown Point
T: 219.488.8888 ext. 5421


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