We are grateful to our generous Create Our Future campaign donors whose early contributions will help allow COCA to serve more students in multidisciplinary classrooms and studios, deliver state-of-the-art performances, and ensure COCA will be able to serve the St. Louis community for years to come.

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Visionaries

$5,000,000+
Cathy& Jim Berges
Alison & John Ferring
Kim Kuehner

$3,000,000+
Anonymous
Centene Charitable Foundation

$2,000,000+
Cheryl Tanner Holman
David Joyner & Bill Lawton
Carol & Michael Staenberg/Staenberg Family Foundation

$1,000,000+
Bayer Fund
The Bellwether Foundation, Inc.
Edward Jones
Jennifer & Tom Hillman
Monsanto Company
Jane & Dave Peacock

$500,000+
Lisa & Greg Boyce
Linda & Jesse Hunter
Kristin & PK Johnson
Stifel
Ellen & John Wallace
Susan & Joe Werner/Dula-Kobusch Charitable Trust

Pillars

$250,000+
Mone Anathan III
Barbara & Steve Archer
The Dana Brown Charitable Trust, U.S. Bank, Trustee
Burrows Family Foundation
Lisa Caplan & Shane Hieronymus
William T. Kemper Foundation
Karen & Larry Kotner
Lefton Family
The Millstone Foundation
Noemi & Michael Neidorff
The Strive Fund
Caryl & Alan Sunshine
Lisa & Andrew Tuteur
Susan & Peter Tuteur
Wells Fargo Advisors

$200,000+
Clayco
Crawford Taylor Foundation
Lauren Herring & Ted Disabato
Susan & Kent Turner

$100,000+
Anonymous (3)
The Gertrude & William A. Bernoudy Foundation
Dierbergs Markets
Hazel & Arnold Donald
Janice & Hugh Grant
Interco Charitable Trust
Suzanne & Jim Johnson
Peggy & Lee Kaplan
Nancy & Ken Kranzberg
Janet M. & Newell S.* Knight, Jr.
Sally & Ned Lemkemeier
Marc Christian Fine Cabinetry
Mercy
Spoehrer Family Charitable Trust
Mary Strauss
Linda & John Tracy
Wilson TW, a Joint Venture
Sherry & Gary Wolff

Leaders

$50,000+
Rhonda & Carlton Adams
Anonymous
Marion & Van-Lear Black
Kathy Cramer* & John Davis
Diedre & Michael Gray
Karen & Mont Levy
McCormack Baron Salazar
Eric P. & Evelyn E. Newman Foundation
Lisa & Andy Remack
Kenneth & Marilyn Steinback Family Foundation
Robin & Tim Wentworth

$25,000+
Anonymous (2)
Christina & Vince Bennett
Barbara & Barry Beracha
Betsey & Hunter Brown
Christner Inc.
Maxine Clark & Bob Fox
Molly & Chris Danforth
Amy Drummond & Bill Carson
Laura & Norman Eaker
ESCO Technologies Foundation
Debbie & Art Fitzgerald
Susan K. Goldberg
Susan & Rob Goldstein Family Foundation
Jill H. & David Hauck
Gail & Steven Hochberg
Patti & Bart Holtzman
Karen & Ray Kalinowski
Beverly & Steve Knight
Noreen & Thomas Laffey
Ann & Randy Lipton
Pam & John Mandelker
Kelly & Kory Mathews
Melissa & Rob Merlin
Margot McMahon Monser & Ed Monser
Elizabeth & Richard Nix, Jr. Family Foundation
Pershing Charitable Trust
Michele & Steve Pesner
Susie & Gordon Philpott
Regions Bank
Paula & Rodger Riney
Mary & Steven* Schoolman
Sally & Terry Schnuck
Susan & Michael Scully
James & Glenda Seldin & Family
S.M. Wilson & Co.
Amy & Rob Soper
Jarona & Bill Stevens
Sherri & Jim Tichenor
Pam & Greg Trapp
Trio Foundation
Sara & Todd Weaver
Susan & Alan Witte
Joan & Karey Witty
Risa Zwerling & Mark S. Wrighton

$10,000+
Phyllis & Kevin Anderson
Anonymous (2)
Summer Belden & Marvin Olberding
Lee Bohm
CI Select
Dentons
Martinna & Charlie Dill
Finerty Family Foundation
Linda & Steve Finerty
Nancy & Randy Green, Gladys K. Crown Foundation
Stacey Goldman & Tim Greenwald
Kim & Bob Hartmann
Susan & Steve Hauck
Jen & David Kaslow
Beth Kovaly Willis
Kathy Manganaro
Laura & John Meyer
Becky & Tom Minogue
Sandra & Eric Moore
Orthwein Foundation
Lynne & Brooks Parriott
Kelly & Mitch Pollock
Stephanie Riven & Roger Goldman
RubinBrown
Mr. & Mrs. Edward C. Simmons III
Susan & David Sherman
Mariah Small
Wendi & Shannon Sock
Susan & Greg Sullivan
Eliot & Richard Tao
Thompson Coburn
Elizabeth Tucker
US Bank CDC
Sarah & Michael Wendt
WFF Facility Services

Patrons

$5,000+
Joyce Aboussie
Anonymous (2)
Christy Beckmann & Jim Vykopal
Emily Baron Bernstein & Scott Bernstein
Nida & Chad Bockert
Mark & Ramsey Botterman
Joanne & Scot Boulton
Claudi Brodie & Kevin Twellman
Chrissy & Lee Broughton
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Barbara Bushman-Goodman
Jessica & Daniel Davenport
Jeremy Dewey & Gary Parker
JiaMin & Michael Dierberg
Angie & Brian Dunn
Meg & Sam Eveland
Jessica & Robert Fischer
Merle Fox
Angela & Brendan Freeman
Laurie Garland & Michael Weisman
Jessica & Jordan Gatewood
Gregory M. Glore
Abby & Michael Goldstein
Jennifer & Cap Grossman
Elizabeth Hazzard
Doug Hill
Stephanie & Matthew Hosler
Suzanne & Tom Hough
Virginia & John Howell
IFF
Sally Johnston
Pauline Kim & Philip Lee
Kate & Mike Kupstas
Cicely I. Lubben
Elizabeth Mannen
Anne & Kevin McCormack
Terry Moore Shepley & John Shepley*
Anne & Dave Morgan
Kanika Pandey & Shrikant Ramachandran
Penny Pennington & Michael Fidler
Jane & Charlie Rallo
Susan & Joe Rechter
Mr. & Mrs. Walter C Reisinger, Jr.
Gordon Roewe & Mary Reuter
Margaret & Christopher Schneithorst
Rachel & Jermal Seward
Susan Sylvia & Rob Fucetola
Alex & Ty Thornhill
Julie & Andrew Thome
Patti & Holden Thorp
Katherine & Kurtis Van Allen
Ranie & Doug Verby
Catherine & Tom Wermert
W. Jack Wichmann
Joe Williams-Nelson & Gregory Nelson
W.S. & B.K. Ross Charitable Foundation Trust
Susie & Stuart Zimmerman

$1,000+
Hope & Kirill Abramov
Aetna, a CVS Business
Albrecht Family Foundation
Ameren
Tina Anderson
Anonymous (2)
Maggie & AJ Barton
Amy Best
Blackrock Investment Management, LLC
Erica & Ryan Bouchard
Stephanie Boyce
Robin Carnahan & Juan Carlos Antolinez
Charles L. Crane Agency Company
Juliet Chayat & Peter Czajkowski
Sally Cohen
Rasheen Coleman
Abby Crawford & Matt Blair
Linda & Paul Devereaux
Antonio & Kirven Douthit-Boyd
A.J. Eads
Sara & Joe Fischer
Abby & Bob Frohne
Cheri & Ron Fromm
Sophia & Quincy Garner
Wendy & Mark Gellman
Bettie Gershman
Susan & Norman Gilbert
Erica & Edward Glanz
Stephanie Gold
Mary Jo Gorman & Michael Borts
John H. Grizzell
Kathy & Mike Hart
Courtney Hemmer
Amber M. Hersh
KellyMitchell Group
Kirkegaard
Sarah Kramer
Kathleen Kummant
Gail & Carl Lang
Lockton Companies of St. Louis
Geralynn & Bob Lord
Marta & William Lucas
Susan & Danny Ludeman
Eileen Manganaro & Bill George
Beth & Ryan McClure
Devon & Nick McConnell
Lauren Nunn
Elizabeth Parker
Elise Pursley
Amy Rome & Henry Hummert
Marilyn Schnuck
Laura Katherine Smith
Amanda & David Snow
Laura & Jennifer Sparks-Boyce
Kathleen & Doug Sprong
Jennifer Stoffel & Stephen Phillips
Janelle & Matthew Velten
Carol & George “Butch” Welsch
Douglas Woods

Up to $999
Anonymous
Ken Amidon
Anonymous (2)
Briston Ashe
Ann Aurbach
Aeren Bates
Stephanie Benware
Holly & Marc Bernstein
Sarah & Malcolm Bliss
Alice Bloch
Ruth & Les Block
Nicole Blumner & Warren Rosenblum
William Bonfiglio
Maureen Borkowski
Dennis Bracy
Claudia Brownlee
Phoebe & Spencer Burke
Katie Carpenter
Loretta & Matt Ceresia
Joseph Corbo
Brian Corry
Katie & James Croghan
Anne & Christopher Davidson
Kathleen Dean
Joanna Dee Das & Koushik Das
Matt Diamond
Angela Dirks
Judith & Richard Dubin
Alexandria Dyer
Sara Eaton
Kimberly & Timothy Eberlein
Marilyn Edison
Shelley Espinoza
Kate Ewing
Oludare & Olusolape Falako
Kristin Ryan Fauss & Brian Fauss
Danielle Feinstein
Julie Ferguson
Kristin Filev
Shawna Flanigan & Steve Hartman
Cathleen Fleck & Dennis Barbaur
Donna Frederick
Carolyn & Michael Hesterberg
Sylvia Foster
Erin Gerhadt
Lynn, Jaspare, & Elizabeth Giardina
Kelly & Andrew Ging
Lucy Gossett
Mr. & Mrs. David M. Heimos
Daron Hendrix
William Humphrey
Jane & Greg Johnson
Maria Antonina Johnston
Lesley Joplin
Mr. & Mrs. Howard Kaslow
William B. Kaufman
Liya Khaimova
Mary Klingensmith
Eric Koestner
Eric Kyser
Dorothy LaBounty
Lindsay Lentz
Barbara Levin & Barry Rosenberg
Melissa Lickert
Jennifer & William Lindemayer
Erin Linnenbringer
Jane S. Lohmeyer
Andrew Loiterstein
Gabrielle Lynn
Elizabeth Macanufo
Mary & Charlie Mack
Loren Madden
Chris & Maura Martin
Annelise Nelson
Nancy Newman Rice
Lee Nolting & Darryl Braddix*
L. Shabnam Nouraie
Heidi & Kenneth Olliff
Andrea Osman
Jyoti Parwatikar & John DeHart
Kacey Pennington
Rosemary Pini
Michaele Postell
Julie & Omri Praiss
Cathy & Brian Pratt
Jeff Rainford
Cary & Larry Reed
Christina Renick
Sarah Richardson
David Ries
Anne Roberts
Kristi Rocca
Allie & Dan Rossini
Katelyn Rumph
Jannette Rusch & Joseph Corbo
Caryn & Bruce Sandweiss
Courtney Schlueter
Rosie Schoemehl
Suzy Seldin
Logan Slone
Carolyn B. Smith
Ellen Soule
Mary Catherine Steenberge
Brian & Jaime Thomas
Betsey & Colin Toney
Patricia Vogelsang & Donald Jones
Cara Vonner
Diane Willingham
Jennifer Wintzer
Geri & Reinhold Zeidler

*Deceased

List as of July 10, 2020