Board of Directors & Staff

Mayor Francis G. Slay
Honorary Chairman
City of St. Louis

Kelvin R. Westbrook
President
KRW Advisors, LLC

Lynn Whaley Vogel
Vice President
The Vogel Law Office

Jeff Kaiser
Treasurer
Emerson

Merrill Nelson
Secretary
Staffing One Services

LaKesha Brown
Uncommon Chick Media, LLC

Apollo Carey
Sandberg, Phoenix & von Gontard, P.C.

Trina Claggett
Microsoft

Teddy Foster
Bank of America

Rasheedah Furqan
A to Z Therapy

Steven N. Cousins
Director Emeritus
Armstrong Teasdale LLP

Thomas C. Hullverson
Director Emeritus
Founding Sponsor
The Hullverson Law Firm, P.C.

Keith Grosz
Benefit Bar

Mark H. Levison
Lashly & Baer, P.C.

Korto Lyons
Emerson

John Mandelker
Arch Equity Partners

Stacy McMurray
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Valerie Patton
St. Louis Regional Chamber
St. Louis Business Diversity Initiative

Dorothy White-Coleman
White Coleman & Associates, LLC

Patricia Williams
Peabody Energy

Dierdra Yates
Monsanto

Linda Riekes
Director Emeritus
Founding Education Director
Community Volunteer

Martin L. Mathews
Honorary Agency Founder
Mathews-Dickey Boys’ & Girls’ Club

STAFF

Shanise N. Johnson, Program Director & Alumna

Danielle Anderson, Program Specialist & Alumna