Board of Directors

Chair

Steven Frank
Vice Chairman
Plancorp, Inc.

Vice Chair

David Steward II
Managing Member
The Lion Forge, LLC

Treasurer

Kathy Barney
Chief Financial Officer
Wells Fargo Advisors

Secretary

Pepe Prince Finn
Chairman
Stern Brothers & Co.

 

Members

Donald Aven
Principal, Market Opportunity Strategy
Edward Jones

Cynthia Brinkley
Executive Vice President, Global Corporate Development
Centene Corporation

Spencer Burke
Executive Vice President and Principal
The St. Louis Trust Company

Dan Burkhardt (Chair Emeritus)
Managing Director
Oakwood Medical Investors

Maxine Clark (*Chair Emeritus)
Chief Executive Officer
The Clark-Fox Family Foundation

David Conner
Chief Financial Officer and Director (Retired)
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. Ltd.

Marianna Deal
Senior Vice President and Senior Partner
Fleishman-Hillard, Inc.

Michael A. DeHaven
Senior Vice President and General Counsel (Retired)
BJC HealthCare

Tim Goodson
Vice President, Field Operations
Laclede Gas

Harvey A. Harris 
Attorney at Law

Juanita Hinshaw 
President 
H & H Advisors

Janet M. Holloway
Senior Vice President, Chief of Staff and Community Relations
Monsanto

Ashley Kemper
Attorney
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri

Ted Koplar (Chair Emeritus)
President and Chief Executive Officer 
Koplar Communications International

Ken Kranzberg (Board Emeritus)
Chairman
TricorBraun

Mark Krieger
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Brendan Lind
Former Executive Director
LaunchCode

Mark Lindgren
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Chief Human Resources Officer
Ameren

Dennis Lower
President and Chief Executive Officer
Cortex

Jeffrey McDonnell (Chair Emeritus)
Vice President 
J&J Management Services

Kim Olson
Community Volunteer

David Rabe
Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility
Emerson

Jack Schreiber (Chair Emeritus)
President (Retired)
Commerce Bank

Hugh Scott, III
Chief Executive Officer (Retired)
Western Diesel Services, Inc.

Thad Simons
Founder and Managing Director
The Yield Lab

Patrick Sly (Chair Emeritus)
Executive Vice President (Retired)
Emerson

James Snowden
Executive Vice President
Huntleigh Securities Corporation

Chad Stiening, PhD
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Kypha, Inc.
CORTEX BioScience District

Dr. Donald Suggs
Publisher
St. Louis American Newspaper

Sara Wade
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Express Scripts

Milton P. Wilkins, Jr. 
Vice President and Principal
Roman Butler Fullerton & Co.

*Immediate past board chair

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