COCA's Board of Directors

Board Officers

  • Kory Mathews, President - Vice President - Program Manager, Phantom Works, The Boeing Company
  • Bill Carson, Co-Chair of Outreach - Vice President, Community Impact Strategy
    US Bank Community Development Corporation
  • Kathryn Cramer, Chair of Human Resources - Founder and Managing Partner, Cramer Institute
  • Hazel Donald, Co-Chair of Outreach - Community Volunteer
  • Brendan Freeman, Co-Chair Board Development - Area Wealth Executive, Regions Bank - Private Wealth Management
  • Carolyn Gold, Co-Chair of Strategy - Community Volunteer
  • Lauren Herring, Co-Chair of Board Development - CEO, IMPACT Group
  • Jesse Hunter, Co-Chair of Development - Executive VP, Chief Business Development Officer, Centene
  • Kristin Johnson, Co-Chair of COCAbiz - Principal, Branch Development, Edward Jones Trade Operations
  • Atul Kamra, Co-Chair of COCAbiz - Head of Advice, Wells Fargo Advisors
  • George Pace, Chair of Marketing & Branding - SVP and Client Partnership Director, Ansira
  • Jane Peacock, Co-Chair of Development - Community Volunteer
  • Shannon Sock, Treasurer - CFO & Executive Vice President, Mercy
  • Carol Staenberg, Secretary - Community Volunteer
  • Kent Turner, Co-Chair of Strategy - President, Cannon Design

Board Members

  • Rhonda Carter Adams, Executive Director, St. Louis/Eastern Missouri Mid-States Minority Supplier Development Council
  • Phyllis Anderson, Chief Marketing Officer, Express Scripts
  • Lisa Boyce, Community Volunteer
  • Molly Danforth, Freelance Graphic Designer
  • David Diener, The St. Louis Trust Company
  • Craig Dowdy, Senior VP, External Affairs - Corporate Communication & Marketing, The Laclede Group, Inc.
  • Shereen Fischer, Community Volunteer
  • Stacey Goldman, Chief Strategist, Cannonball Agency
  • Catherine Greany Merkel, Vice President of Development, Emerson
  • Kim Hartmann, Vice President and CFO, McCormack Baron Salazar, Inc.
  • Geralynn Lord, Assistant Vice President, Corporate Communications Ameren
  • John Mather, CPA, BKD, LLP
  • Tom Minogue, Chairman, Thompson Coburn
  • Lynne Parriott, Community Volunteer
  • Joshua Randall, President, Kwame Buiding Group, Inc.
  • Greg Sullivan, CEO, Global Velocity
  • Sherri Tichenor, Global Financial Planning and Analysis Lead, Monsanto
  • Michelle Trulaske, Community Volunteer
  • Peter Warren, Managing Director, Gateway Arch Capital Group
  • Susan Werner, Designer & Consulant, Before & Again
  • Steve Wisniewski, Vice President, Senior Relationship Manager, PNC

Life Members

  • Barbara Archer, President, Archer Wealth Management, LLC
  • Richard D. Baron, Chairman and CEO, McCormack Baron Salazar, Inc.
  • Tom Hillman, FTL Capital Partners, LLC.
  • Steven Hochberg, Icon Industries LLC
  • Cheryl Holman, Community Volunteer
  • Cynthia J. Kohlbry, Managing Director, Conley & Company
  • Karey Witty, Executive Vice President & CFO, Valitas Health Services

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SPARK 2015: COCAbiz Creativity Conference
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Sep 2, 2015
At SPARK, keynote addresses are interposed with hands-on arts experiences and dynamic conversations led by teaching artists paired with business strategists.


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