Board of Directors

The St. Louis Regional Chamber is governed by a Board of Directors representing business and civic leadership from throughout the region.  With the exception of August, the full Board of Directors or its Executive Committee meets on the third Thursday of each month. 

Nicole Adewale
Principal & President
ABNA

Malik Ahmed
CEO
Better Family Life, Inc.

Yemi Akande-Bartsch, Ph.D.
President and CEO
FOCUS St. Louis

Warner Baxter
Chairman, President & CEO
Ameren Corporation


John Beck
Senior Vice President & General Manager
Emmis St. Louis


Brent R. Benjamin
Barbara B. Taylor Director
Saint Louis Art Museum


Marie-Helene Bernard
President & CEO
St. Louis Symphony

F. Gilbert Bickel, III
Chairman
St. Louis Arch Angels
Senior Vice President - Investments
Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC


Adam Birenbaum
Chief Executive Officer
Buckingham Asset Management
           
Jeffrey P. Bonner, Ph.D.
Dana Brown President & CEO
Saint Louis Zoo

Zachary M. Boyers
Chairman & CEO
U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation

Edmond Brown
President & CEO
ELB Enterprises, Inc.

James B. Bullard, Ph.D.
President
The Federal Reserve Bank of
St. Louis

Thomas Caccamo
Vice President & General Manager
Enterprise Holdings

Thomas J. Campbell
Shareholder
Polsinelli

Ken Cella
Principal, Branch Development
Edward Jones

Dale T. Chapman, Ph.D.
President
Lewis & Clark Community College

W. Thomas Chulick
Chairman & CEO, UMB - St. Louis & President Midwest Region
UMB Bank

Patricia R. Coleman
President & CEO
Behavioral Health Response

Steven N. Cousins
Partner
Armstrong Teasdale LLP

Anna Crosslin
President & CEO
International Institute of St. Louis

Raymond V. Cummiskey, Ph.D.
President
Jefferson College

James M. Dennis, Ph.D.
President
McKendree University

William O. DeWitt, III
President
St. Louis Cardinals LLC
           
Alan J. Dunstan
Madison County Board Chairman
Madison County Government

L. B. Eckelkamp, Jr.
Chairman & CEO
Bank of Washington

Steve E. Ehlmann
County Executive
St. Charles County Government

Ray Farris
Publisher
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Michael Gallagher
Managing Director
Accenture

Jack Galmiche
President & CEO
Nine Network of Public Media

Randell Gelzer, Jr.
Sr. Director, State & Local - Central Region
The Boeing Company

Thomas F. George, Ph.D.
Chancellor
University of Missouri - St. Louis

John E. Griesheimer
Presiding Commissioner
Franklin County

Gary Gunter
Vice President / General Manager
Radio One STL

Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge
Director Lambert International Airport
Lambert - St. Louis International Airport

Mark A. Harms, P.E.
President
SCI Engineering, Inc.

Mike Hart
Area President
Regions Bank

Tracy E. Hart
President
Tarlton Corporation

David Hatfield
President & CEO
Edgewell Personal Care

Lauren Herring
President & CEO
IMPACT Group

Bruce B. Holland
Chief Executive Officer
Holland Construction Services, Inc.

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

Robert S. Holmes, Jr.
President & CEO - St. Louis Region
Commerce Bank

Christopher Howard
President, Hospital Operations
SSM Health           

Thomas Irwin
Executive Director
Civic Progress

Jeffrey C. Kaiser
Managing Director
CBRE

Lee Kaplan
Senior Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer
Enterprise Holdings

Melissa "Missy" Kelley
President & CEO
Downtown STL, Inc.

John W. Kemper
President & COO
Commerce Bancshares, Inc.

Orvin Kimbrough
President & CEO
United Way of Greater St. Louis

Rodney Kinzinger
Managing Partner – St. Louis
Deloitte

Douglas W. Koch
Senior Vice President, Chief Talent & Strategy Officer
Caleres

Patrick J. Kozeny
President
Kozeny-Wagner Construction

Ronald Kruszewski
Chairman of the Board & CEO
Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Inc.

Patrick Larmon
President & CEO
Bunzl Distribution USA, Inc.

Steve Leidholdt
President & CEO
STL Communications

Don G. Lents
Senior Partner & Chair Emeritus
Bryan Cave LLP

Frances Levine, Ph.D.
President
Missouri History Museum

Steven H. Lipstein
President & CEO
BJC HealthCare

Mark Lombardi, Ph.D.
President
Maryville University of St. Louis

Daniel J. Ludeman
President & CEO
Concordance Academy of Leadership           

Suzanne C. Magee
President & CEO
TechGuard Security LLC

Ann Marr
Vice President - Global Human Resources
World Wide Technology, Inc.

John Mather
Partner
BKD, LLP

Kathleen M. Mazzarella
Chairman, President & CEO
Graybar
             
Jim McHale
Sr. Vice President Chief Compliance Officer
Wells Fargo Advisors

Michael P. McMillan
President & CEO
Urban League of
Metropolitan St. Louis

Thomas J. Minogue
Partner & Chairman
Thompson Coburn LLP

Mary Moorkamp
Chief Legal & External Affairs Officer / Corporate Secretary
Schnuck Markets

Mike Murphy
Vice President & General Manager
KMOV

Patrick J. Murphy, Jr.
President & CEO
Murphy Company

John M. Nations
President & CEO
Bi-State Development Agency

Michael F. Neidorff
Chairman, President & CEO
Centene Corporation

Cheryl Norton
President
Missouri American Water

Jennifer L. Obertino, P.E.
Vice President / Central Midwest Environment Business Unit Lead
AECOM
                     
Robert F. O’Loughlin
Chairman & CEO
Lodging Hospitality Management

John J. O’Mara
Business Manager & Secretary-Treasurer
Plumber & Pipefitters Local #562

Hugh O’Neill
Senior Vice President & President, U.S. Specialty Pharmaceuticals
Mallinckrodt

Kathleen T. Osborn
Executive Director
Regional Business Council

Lawrence K. Otto
St. Louis Market President
U.S. Bank

Alper Oztok
General Manager
Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis

William A. Peck, M.D.
Co-Director, Center for Health Economics and Policy
Washington University St. Louis

Randy Pembrook, Ph.D.
Chancellor
SIU Edwardsville

Fred Pestello, Ph.D.
President
Saint Louis University

John Pieper, Pharm.D.
President & Professor
St. Louis College of Pharmacy

Jeff Pittman, Ph.D.
Chancellor
St. Louis Community College

James G. Powers
President
UniGroup, Inc.

Ted Powers
Regional Director, Government Affairs
Anheuser-Busch

J. Michael Pressimone, Ed.D.
President
Fontbonne University

Cynthia A. Prost
President
Arts and Education Council of Greater St. Louis

Jerry L. Pyatt
President & CEO
The Doe Run Company

David Rabe
Vice President - Corporate Responsibility
Emerson

Kathleen M. Ratcliffe
President
Explore St. Louis

Joseph F. Reagan
President & CEO
St. Louis Regional Chamber

W. Thomas Reeves
President
Pulaski Bank

Cassandra Sanford
Chief Executive Officer/Owner
Kelly Mitchell Group, Inc.

Timothy G. Sansone
Principal
Sansone Group
                    
Michael J. Scully
Regional President, Missouri
PNC Bank

Matt Semrad
Workforce Solutions Operations Leader
Equifax

John Sheehan
Senior Vice President/Market Manager
CBS Radio, Inc.

Ellen Sherberg
Publisher
St. Louis Business Journal, Inc.

Michael Shonrock, Ph.D.
President
Lindenwood University

Suzanne Sitherwood
President & CEO
Spire

Douglas D. Sitton
President
Sitton Energy Solutions

Joseph R. Sivewright
President, North American Pet Foods
Nestlé Purina Petcare Company

Francis G. Slay
Mayor
City of St. Louis

Gregory R. Smith
CEO & Managing Partner
Husch Blackwell LLP

Stephen A. Smith
President & CEO
Lawrence Group

John R. Sondag
President
AT&T Missouri

Donn E. Sorensen
President
Mercy, East Region

Steve Stenger
County Executive
St. Louis County Government

David M. Stokes
Chief Executive Officer
Grey Eagle Distributors

Elizabeth J. (Beth) Stroble, Ph.D.
President
Webster University

Kenneth H. Suelthaus
Vice Chairman
Polsinelli

Donald M. Suggs, DDS
Publisher/Executive Editor
St. Louis American Newspaper

Richard T. Sullivan, Jr.
President & Chief Executive Officer
SLPS Special Administrative Board

Vic Svec
Senior Vice President - Global Investor & Corporate Relations
Peabody Energy

Sheila Sweeney
CEO
St. Louis Economic Development Partnership

Laureen K. Tanner, RN, MSN, FACHE
President & CEO
Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital

Anthony R. Tersigni, Ed.D., FACHE
President & CEO
Ascension

Stephen Trampe
President
Owen Development

Karen M. Vangyia
Managing Partner
KPMG LLP

Carlos Vargas, Ph.D.
President
Southeast Missouri State University

Bert Vescolani
President & CEO
Saint Louis Science Center

Deepak Kant Vyas
Chairman
World Affairs Council
c/o Chairman & CEO Redberri

Honorable Ken Waller
County Executive
Jefferson County, Missouri

Steve Walli
CEO
United Healthcare

Dwaun Warmack, Ed.D.
President
Harris-Stowe State University

Aimee Wehmeier
Executive Director & CEO
Paraquad

Jim Wild
Executive Director
East West Gateway Council of Governments

James Williams Jr.
Owner/Operator/CEO
Estel Foods, Inc.

Rev. Starsky D. Wilson
President & CEO
Deaconess Foundation

Robert J. Witterschein
Vice Chairman
Enterprise Bank & Trust

Keith Wolkoff
President
Paric Corporation

Marvin Woods
Principal & Co-Founder
Project Controls Group, Inc.

Mark S. Wrighton, Ph.D.
Chancellor
Washington University  in St. Louis

Peter S. Wyse Jackson, Ph.D.
President
Missouri Botanical Garden

Jackie Yoon
President
Bank of America St. Louis

Chris Zimmermann
President & CEO of Business Operations
St. Louis Blues

David C. Zimmermann
President & Business Manager
Sheet Metal Workers Local 36