Board of Directors


David Steward II (Chair)
Managing Member
The Lion Forge, LLC

Mark C. Lindgren (Vice Chair)
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Chief Human Resources Officer

Cynthia Brinkley (Secretary)
President and Chief Operating Officer
Centene Corporation

Kathy Barney (Treasurer)
Chief Financial Officer
Wells Fargo Advisors


Donald Aven
Principal, Market Opportunity Strategy
Edward Jones

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 Executive Officer and Director
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. Ltd.

Pepe Prince Finn (Board Emeritus)
Stern Brothers & Co.

Steven Frank (*Chair Emeritus)
Vice Chairman, Plancorp, LLC
Plancorp, Inc.

Tim Goodson
Vice President, Field Operations
Spire, Inc.

Harvey A. Harris

Juanita Hinshaw (Chair Emeritus)
H & H Advisors

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

Dennis Hummel
Vice Chairman
Maritz Holdings

Ashley Kemper

Rob Kirkland
Sysco Foodservice St. Louis, Missouri

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

Ken Kranzberg (Board Emeritus)

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

Brendan Lind
Former Executive Director

Dennis Lower
President and Chief Executive Officer

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

Mary Nelson
General Counsel
St. Louis Community College

Kim Olson (Board Emeritus)

David Rabe
Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility

Jack Schreiber (Chair Emeritus)
Commerce Bank

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

Thad Simons
Founder and Managing Director
The Yield Lab

Patrick Sly (Chair Emeritus)
Executive Vice President

James Snowden
Executive Vice President
Huntleigh Securities Corporation 

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

Dr. Donald Suggs (Board Emeritus)
St. Louis American Newspaper

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

Milton P. Wilkins, Jr. (Board Emeritus)
Vice President and Principal
Roman Butler Fullerton & Co.

*Immediate past board chair

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