Long-time Boston resident Dan Palmier has served as the president and CEO of UC Funds LLC since 2010, where he sets up specialty financing and makes structured loans to clients nationwide. Aside from work, Mr. Palmier and his wife are devout Christians and have contributed to philanthropic causes over the years, including sizable donations to St. Christopher’s School in the wake of Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
St. Christopher’s is a pre-K through grade 8 private school on Staten Island, a co-ed parish school affiliated with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York. Currently located at 15 Lisbon Place, St. Christopher’s School has moved locations several times since its founding in 1926.
When Superstorm Sandy struck on October 25, 2012, nearly 50 percent of St. Christopher’s students and their families on Staten Island suffered from waist-high storm surges that severely damaged or destroyed their homes and killed neighbors and members of the community. When the waters receded, the parish community center and pre-kindergarten building were ruined, and there was significant damage to all school properties. Since then, community support and generous donations have helped rebuild St. Christopher’s as one of the top schools in the region.