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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+
Edward Jones
Jennifer & Tom Hillman
Monsanto Company
Jane & Dave Peacock

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

Pillars

$250,000+
Barbara & Steve Archer 
Lisa Caplan & Shane Hieronymus
Karen & Larry Kotner
The Millstone Foundation
Noemi & Michael Neidorff
The Strive Fund
Susan & Peter Tuteur
Wells Fargo

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

$100,000+
Anonymous
The Gertrude and William A. Bernoudy Foundation
Lisa & Greg Boyce
Dierbergs Markets
Hazel & Arnold Donald
Janice & Hugh Grant
Peggy & Lee Kaplan
Nancy & Ken Kranzberg
Janet M. & Newell S. Knight, Jr.
Sally & Ned Lemkemeier
Marc Christian Fine Cabinetry
Mercy
Spoehrer Family Charitable Trust
Linda & John Tracy
Sherry & Gary Wolff

Leaders

$50,000+
Rhonda Carter Adams & Carlton Adams
Anonymous
Marian & Van Black
Kathy Cramer* & John Davis
Diedre & Michael Gray
Suzanne & Jim Johnson
Eric P. & Evelyn E. Newman Foundation
Lisa & Andy Remack
Kenneth & Marilyn Steinback Family Foundation

$25,000+
Anonymous (2)
Barbara & Barry Beracha
Lisa & Greg Boyce
Betsey & Hunter Brown
Burrows Family Foundation
Christner Inc.
Maxine Clark & Bob Fox
Molly & Chris Danforth
Amy Drummond & Bill Carson
Laura & Norman Eaker
ESCO Technologies Foundation
Susan K. Goldberg
Rob & Susan Goldstein Family Foundation
Jill H. & David Hauck
Gail & Steven Hochberg
Patti & Bart Holtzman
Karen & Ray Kalinowski
William T. Kemper Foundation
Beverly & Steve Knight
Noreen & Thomas Laffey
Amy Lefton
Pam & John Mandelker
Kelly & Kory Mathews
Melissa & Rob Merlin
Elizabeth & Richard Nix, Jr. Family Foundation
Michele & Steve Pesner
Susie & Gordon Philpott
Nicole & Joshua Randall
Regions Bank
Paula & Rodger Riney
W.S. & B.K. Ross Charitable Foundation Trust
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
Robin & Tim Wentworth
Susan & Alan Witte
Risa Zwerling & Mark S. Wrighton

$10,000+
Phyllis & Kevin Anderson
Anonymous (2)
Summer Belden & Marvin Olberding
Lee Bohm
CI Select
Martinna & Charlie Dill
Neeahtima & L. Craig Dowdy
Finerty Family Foundation
Nancy & Randy Green, Gladys K. Crown Foundation
Stacey Goldman & Tim Greenwald
Kim & Bob Hartmann
Patti & Bart Holtzman
Jen & David Kaslow
Kathy Manganaro
Laura & John Meyer
Becky & Tom Minogue
Sandra & Eric Moore
Orthwein Foundation
Lynne & Brooks Parriott
Kelly & Mitch Pollock
Stephanie Riven & Roger Goldman
Susan & David Sherman
Mariah Small
Wendi & Shannon Sock
Susan & Greg Sullivan
Elizabeth Tucker

Patrons

$5,000+
Emily Baron Bernstein & Scott Bernstein
Nida & Chad Bockert
Jessica & Daniel Davenport
Angela & Brendan Freeman
Jessica & Jordan Gatewood
Abby & Michael Goldstein
Elizabeth Hazzard
IFF
Cicely I. Lubben
Katherine & Kurtis Van Allen
Ranie & Doug Verby
Catherine & Tom Wermert
Jack Wichmann

$1,000+
Holly & Marc Bernstein
Blackrock Investment Management, LLC
Erica & Ryan Bouchard
Robin Carnahan & Juan Carlos Antolinez
Charles L. Crane Agency Company
Sally Cohen
Rasheen & Desiree Coleman
Abby Crawford & Matt Blair
Dentons
Linda & Paul Devereaux
Antonio & Kirven Douthit-Boyd
A.J. Eads
Sarah & Joe Fischer
Abby & Bob Frohne
Sophia & Quincy Garner
Erica & Edward Glanz
Stephanie Gold
Mary Jo Gorman
Courtney Hemmer
Amber M. Hersh
Virginia & John Howell
Geralynn & Bob Lord
Eileen Manganaro & Bill George
Beth & Ryan McClure
Devon & Nick McConnell
Nicole & Kyle Morrison
Elise Pursley
Laura Katherine Smith
Amanda & David Snow
Jennifer Stoffel & Stephen Phillips
Janelle & Matthew Velten

Up to $999
Anonymous
Ann Aurbach
Aeren Bates
Sarah & Malcolm Bliss
Katie Carpenter
Katie & James Croghan
Kathleen Dean
Matt Diamond
Angela Dirks
Shelley Espinoza
Kate Ewing
Shawna Flanigan & Steve Hartman
Kelly & Andrew Ging
Lucy Gossett
Daron Hendrix
William Humphrey
Lesley Joplin
Eric Koestner
Dorothy LaBounty
Lindsay Lentz
Melissa Lickert
Mary & Charlie Mack
Loren Madden
Annelise Nelson
Lee Nolting & Darryl Braddix*
L. Shabnam Nouraie
Kacey Pennington
Rosemary Pini
Logan Slone
Cara Vonner
Geri Zeidler

*Deceased

List as of May 31, 2019