Father Luke Ballman is a priest of the Archdiocese of Atlanta, ordained in 2001. He currently serves at the USCCB in the Secretariat for Clergy, Consecrated Life, and Vocations.
His previous assignments include serving as a parochial vicar, pastor, Director of Vocations for the Archdiocese of Atlanta, and as the Director of Apostolic Formation at the North American College. Fr. Ballman was a member of the Priest Council and Priest Personnel Board for Atlanta.
He is originally from Dayton, Ohio, where he graduated from the University of Dayton with a degree in Business Administration. Prior to entering the seminary, Fr. Ballman worked for seven years as a management consultant in Atlanta. He attended seminary at the North American College, and received a STL in Spiritual Theology in 2001.
His personal interests include running, reading (especially history), cooking, and traveling.