Board of Directors

President/Chair
Jerry Schaefer
Manager, Management Consulting
KPMG LLP
Alyson Gabel Appleton
Vice President
Communications
Advantage Capital Partners

Jim Baize
Vice President, Commercial Banker
First Bank

Nikole Banks
Quality Analyst
Nestle Purina Pet Care

Bob Derickson
Senior Director
Enable Midstream Partners

Jessica Devereux
Account Manager
Drury Hotels, LLC

Philipp Ebert
Owner, Executive Coach
Stretch The Edge

Paul E. Eppen
ESM Marketing

DonovanĀ  Foster
CIO, Principal Consultant
Brinex

Dennis Gorg
President
Integrated Marketing Solutions, Inc.

Scott A. Glaeser
VP Midwest Region
G2 Integrated Solutions

Dan Lesinski
Director, Industrial Brokerage
Newmark Grubb Zimmer

Dominick Lesinski
Account Manager
Orbital Engineering

Roberto Ortiz
Student

Lynn Martin
District Engineer
Nalco Waters

Dick Priest
Retired

Donna Scott
Director of Finance
Connections to Success

Patrick Shaw
Real Estate Associate
Complete Street Real Estate

Mike Siebers
Senior VP Americas Sales & Marketing
Peabody Coal

Joe Simonis
Data Scientist
Edward Jones

Jim Sobule
Retired

Kristen Tatum
Account Manager
Grainger

Kristen Welply
Data Analyst
Strategic Analytics Team
Nestle Purina PetCare

Pallavi Yalla
Attorney

Treasurer
Paul Mertens
Assistant Manager of Fuel Planning
Ameren
Vice President Governance
Mike Mueller
Vice President of Economic
& Technology Development
Ameren 

 

Vice President of Programs
Karla Olson

 

 

Vice President-Fund Development
Glen Slay
Executive Vice President
Slay Industries