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Board Of Directors

Board Of Directors

Executive Committee

  • Michael Cody
    Senior Vice President, Director of Fixed Income Trading The Commerce Trust Company
  • William Coppel
    Vice President
    Chief Client Growth Officer | Managing Director,                   First Clearing
  • Katrina Pon
    Risk Management
    Business Director,
    McCarthy Construction
  • Bob Lewis
    Professor of Urban Planning,
    Saint Louis University


  • Ralph Pfremmer
    Chief Executive Officer


  • Susanne Evens
    Chief Executive Officer,                                                       AAA Translation
  • Na’im Gray
    Project Manager,                                                            Custom Rehabs
  • Bob Herleth
    Executive Vice President
    Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Michael Hickey
    LewisRice LLC


  • Peder Hulse
    President,                                                                        Hulse Commercial Real Estate
  • Christine Jacobs, MD
    Director, Saint Louis University
    Family Medicine Residency
  • Nate Johnson
    Real Estate Solutions
  • Dennis Koscielski
    Associate Civil Engineer,
    Burns and McDonnell


  • Michael Schwartz
    Bryan Cave Lieghton Paisner LLP
  • Brian Temple
    Design Professional,                                                        HOK
  • Phil Valko
    Assistant Vice Chancellor
    for Sustainability,
    Washington University in St. Louis

Leadership Council

  • Amy Berg
    S.M. Wilson & Co.
  • Rodney Crim
    St. Louis Economic Development Partnership
  • Lee Fetter
    St. Louis Children’s Hospital
  • Scott Harris
    DHR International


  • Jay Indovino
    Pedal the Cause
  • Nancy Lieberman
    GO! St. Louis
  • Ryan Haarbrink
    Wells Fargo Advisors
  • Andrew Rothschild
    Lewis Rice LLC



  • Dan Scher
    Ascension Health
  • Lynn Schenck
    Jones Lang LaSalle
  • Michael Staenberg
    The Staenberg Group
  • Peg Weathers
    Saint Louis University


  • Hank Webber
    Washington University
  • Mike Weiss
    Big Shark Bicycle Company