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Board of Directors

OFFICERS

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

Cynthia Brinkley (Vice Chair)
President and Chief Operating Officer
Centene Corporation
(Retired)

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

Ashley Kemper (Secretary)
Attorney

David Steward II (Immediate Past Chair)
CEO
Polarity


MEMBERS

Nicole Adewale
Principal, Director of Business Development 
ABNA Corporation

Donald Aven
Principal, Branch and Region Development–Area 46
Edward Jones

Kathy Barney 
Chief Financial Officer
Wells Fargo Advisors

Fred Bendaña
Vice President and General Manager, Health Plan & Government Sales 
Express Scripts

Lee Broughton
Founder
Broughton Brand Company

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

Jill Falk
Vice President, Communications and Community Engagement
Schnuck Markets, Inc.

Christopher Gagliano
Vice President, Customer Experience
Spire, Inc.

Harvey A. Harris
Attorney-at-Law

Dennis Hummel
President and CEO 
evolve24 

Robert Koplar
President
Koplar Communications

Todd Korte
President and CEO
The Korte Company 

Mark S. LaVigne
President and Chief Executive Officer
Energizer Holdings, Inc.

Brendan Lind
CEO and Founder
Human Agency Saint Louis, MO

Dennis Lower
President and Chief Executive Officer
Cortex
(Retired)

Thomas C. Melzer
Managing Director
Rivervest

Pamela Morris-Thornton
Vice President, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Panera LLC 

Mary Nelson
General Counsel
St. Louis Community College
(Retired)

Cynthia Peters
Community Volunteer

James Snowden
Executive Vice President
Huntleigh Securities Corporation

Chad Stiening
Chief Executive Officer
Kypha, Inc.

James E. Williams, Jr.
President
Estel Foods, Inc. d.b.a. McDonald’s


EMERITUS

Dan Burkhardt
President
Magnificent Missouri

Maxine Clark 
Chief Executive Officer
The Clark-Fox Family Foundation

Pepe Finn 
Chairman
Stern Brothers & Co.

Juanita Hinshaw 
President
H & H Advisors
(Retired)

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

Ken Kranzberg 
Chairman
TricorBraun

Kim Olson
Community Volunteer

Jack Schreiber
President
Commerce Bank
(Retired)

Patrick Sly 
Executive Vice President
Emerson
(Retired)

Dr. Donald Suggs
Publisher
St. Louis American Newspaper

Milton P. Wilkins, Jr. 
Investment Advisor
RBF Wealth Advisors

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