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Board Of Directors

Board Of Directors

Executive Committee

  • Robert Koplar
    President, Koplar Communications, LLC
  • Brad Lucas
    Vice President
    Director of Marketing
    Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions
  • Erika Enstrom
    Managing Director, Assurance Services
    ErnstYoung, LLP
  • Bob Lewis
    Professor of Urban Planning,
    Saint Louis University
  • Cindy Mense
    Chief Executive Officer


  • Scott Bernstein
  • Michael Cody
    Senior Vice President
    Commerce Bank
  • William Coppel
    President, Streetwise Holdings
  • Na’im Gray
    Project Manager, Custom Rehabs
  • Michael Heaney
    Partner, BryanCaveLeightonPaisner
  • Paul Henry
    Partner, Denlow & Henry
  • Paul Higgins
    Managing Director, Institutional Fixed Income Sales
    Stifel Financial
  • Peder Hulse
    President, Hulse Commercial Real Estate
  • Michael Koby
    Associate Dean for International and Graduate Programs
    Washington University School of Law
  • Dennis Koscielski
    Senior Roadway Engineer
    Hanson Professional Services Inc
  • Carla Sauerwein
    Pedego Electric Bikes, St Louis
  • Britta Siegel
    Be Fit for You
  • Patrick Thornton
    Member, LewisRice, LLC