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Board Officers

Jesse Hunter, President – EVP, Mergers & Acquisitions and Chief Strategy Officer, Centene
Rhonda Carter Adams, VP Co-Chair Board Nominating – Corporate Diversity Lead, Illinois American Water
Hunter Brown, VP Co-Chair Development – Partner, Moneta Group
Bill Carson, VP Co-Chair Development – Vice President, US Bank Community Development Corporation
Hazel Donald, Secretary – Community Volunteer
Shereen Fischer, VP Co-Chair Development – Community Volunteer
Carolyn Gold, VP Campaign Steering – Board Giving – Community Volunteer
Diedre Gray, VP Chair Human Resources – EVP, General Counsel and CAOPost Holdings, Post Holdings
Lauren Herring, VP – CEO, IMPACT Group
Kristin Johnson, VP Campaign Steering – Corporate & Foundation Giving – Principal, Branch Development, Edward Jones
Ray Kalinowski, Treasurer, Chair of Finance Committee –Community Volunteer
Kim Kuehner, VP – Community Volunteer
Tom Minogue, VP Co-Chair Board Nominating – Chairman, Thompson Coburn
Elizabeth Tucker, VP – President, Novel
Kent Turner, VP Chair of Facility Planning – K Turner Advisory

Board Members

Tina Anderson, Market Head of Community Activation, Vice Chair, African-American Employee Resource Group, AETNA
Nancy Barnes-Ault, VP & Community Relations Officer, Regions Bank
Bill Bradley, Vice President, Community Affairs, Anheuser-Busch
Claudia Brodie, Senior Vice President, McCormack Baron Salazar, Inc.
Stacey Goldman, Chief Strategist, Cannonball Agency
Bart Holtzman, President/CEO, Holtzman Enterprises Inc.
Suzanne Johnson, Community Volunteer
Pauline Kim, Daniel Noyes Kirby Professor of Law, Washington University School of Law
Beth Kovaly Willis, Vice President, Executive Compensation, Emerson
Sarah Kramer, Director, Corporate Contributions & Community Initiatives, Ameren
Elizabeth Mannen, Managing Director – Investment Officer, Wells Fargo Advisors
Kory Mathews, Vice President – Vice President, Enterprise Program Management, The Boeing Company
Melissa Merlin, Partner, Husch Blackwell LLP
Ricky Nix, Jr., President, Butler’s Pantry
Ken Olliff, Vice President for Research, Saint Louis University
Kanika Pandey, Performing Artist / Indian Classical Vocalist
Jane Peacock, Community Volunteer
Eddie Queen, Director of Digital Investing, Wells Fargo Advisors
Dana Redwing, Attorney/Partner, Fox Galvin, LLC
Rachel Seward, Vice President, Enterprise Communications & Philanthropy, MiTek
Shannon Sock, CFO & Executive Vice President of Strategy, Mercy
Brian Thomas, Assistant Head of School, MICDS
Sherri Tichenor, Reporting and Advisory Lead, Bayer U.S. – Crop Science
Lisa Tuteur, Community Volunteer
Todd Weaver, Chief Executive Officer, TW Constructors
Susan Werner, Designer and Consultant, Whimsy Rose

Life Members

Barbara Archer, Managing Director & Partner, HighTower St. Louis Wealth Advisors
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