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. 

Jeff Aboussie
Executive Secretary/Treasurer
Building & Construction Trades Council of St. Louis

Malik Ahmed
CEO
Better Family Life, Inc.

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

John Fox Arnold
Chairman
Lashly & Baer, PC

Warner Baxter
Chairman, President & CEO
Ameren Corporation


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


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


Marie-Helene Bernard
President and CEO
St. Louis Symphony

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

           
Jeffrey P. Bonner, PhD
Dana Brown President & CEO
Saint Louis Zoo

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

Edmond Brown
President & CEO
ELB Enterprises, Inc.

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

Thomas Caccamo
VP and General Manager
Enterprise Holdings

Thomas J. Campbell
Shareholder
Polsinelli

Dale T. Chapman, PhD
President
Lewis & Clark Community College

Ronald Chesbrough, PhD
President
St. Charles Community College

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

Patricia R. Coleman
President & CEO
Behavioral Health Response

Steven N. Cousins
Partner
Armstrong Teasdale LLP

Eric A. Cowan
Director – Public Finance Investment Banking
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Anna Crosslin
President & CEO
International Institute of St. Louis

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

Frank D'Antonio
President
Coventry Health Care

James M. Dennis, PhD
President
McKendree University

David DesPain
Partner
Ernst & Young LLP

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

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

Thomas F. George, PhD
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 of Airports
Lambert - St. Louis International Airport

Mark A. Harms, PE
President
SCI Engineering, Inc.

Mike Hart
Area President
Regions Bank

Tracy E. Hart
President
Tarlton Corporation

Stacy W. Hastie
Chairman & CEO
Environmental Operations Inc.

Lauren Herring
Chief Executive Officer
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
President and 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

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

Orvin Kimbrough
President
United Way of Greater St. Louis

Rodney Kinzinger
Managing Partner – St. Louis
Deloitte

Ward M. Klein
Executive Chairman of the Board
Edgewell Personal Care Company

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

Patrick J. Kozeny
President and CEO
Kozeny-Wagner Construction

Ronald Kruszewski
Chairman & CEO
Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Inc.

Sadik Kukic
Owner
Taft Street Restaurant

Patrick Larmon
President & CEO
Bunzl Distribution USA, Inc.

Don G. Lents
Sr. Partner and Chair Emeritus
Bryan Cave LLP

Frances Levine, PhD
President
Missouri History Museum

Steven H. Lipstein
President & CEO
BJC HealthCare

Mark Lombardi, PhD
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.

Steve J. Martenet
President
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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 and Chairman
Thompson Coburn LLP

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

Patrick J. Murphy, Jr.
President
Murphy Company

John M. Nations
President & CEO
Metro

Michael F. Neidorff
Chairman, President & CEO
Centene Corporation
                     
Robert F. O’Loughlin
Chairman and 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

Jennifer L. Obertino, PE
Vice President, Central Midwest Environment Business Unit Lead
AECOM

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, MD
Co-Director, Center for Health Economics and Policy
Washington University St. Louis

Fred Pestello, PhD
President
Saint Louis University

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

James G. Powers
President
UniGroup, Inc.

J. Michael Pressimone
President
Fontbonne University

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

Jerry L. Pyatt
President & CEO
The Doe Run Company

Kathleen M. Ratcliffe
President
Explore St. Louis

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

W. Thomas Reeves
President
Pulaski Bank

Mike Roche
Vice President Corporate Affairs
Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc.
                                   
Cassandra Sanford
Chief Executive Officer/Owner
Kelly Mitchell Group, Inc.

Timothy G. Sansone
Principal
Sansone Group

Richard A. Sauget
President
East County Enterprises, Inc.
                       
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, PhD
President
Lindenwood University

Suzanne Sitherwood
President
The Laclede Group, Inc.

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

Patrick J. Sly
Executive Vice President
Emerson

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

Tom Stillman
Chairman
St. Louis Blues Hockey Club

David M. Stokes
Chief Executive Officer
Grey Eagle Distributors

Elizabeth J. (Beth) Stroble, PhD
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

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

Anthony R. Tersigni, EdD, FACHE
President & CEO
Ascension

Stephen Trampe
President
Owen Development

Karen M. Vangyia
Managing Partner
KPMG LLP

Bert Vescolani
President & CEO
Saint Louis Science Center

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

Steve Walli
CEO
United Healthcare

Dwaun Warmack, EdD
President
Harris-Stowe State University

Honorable Ken Waller
County Executive
Jefferson County, Missouri

Aimee Wehmeier
CEO
Paraquad

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

Robert J. Witterschein
Vice Chairman
Enterprise Bank & Trust

Keith Wolkoff
President
Paric Corporation

Douglas R. Woodruff
President & CEO
The Partnership for Downtown St. Louis

Mark S. Wrighton, PhD
Chancellor
Washington University  in St. Louis

Peter S. Wyse Jackson, PhD
President
Missouri Botanical Garden

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