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Leadership Council

Leadership Council

Rebecca BoyerRebecca Boyer
Vice President & CFO
KellyMitchell Group

Sheila BurkettSheila Burkett
CEO & Founder
Spry Digital, LLC
Information Systems Advisory Board Rep.

Judy Burns

Judy L. Burns
Patriot Machine, Inc.

Don DriemeierDr. Donald H. Driemeier
Emeritus Dean
College of Business Administration, UMSL

Michael ElliottDr. Michael Elliott
Associate Dean
Undergraduate Business Programs Director & Associate Professor
College of Business Administration, UMSL

Tom Eyssell

Dr. Thomas Eyssell
Associate Dean and Director of Graduate Studies
Professor, Department of Finance and Legal Studies
Director, UMSL Financial Planning Programs
Co-director, UMSL DBA Program
College of Business Administration, UMSL

Stan FreerksStanley A. Freerks
Area President
Risk Placement Services of St. Louis

David FriedrichsDavid Friedrichs
Senior Manager and Dynamics 365 Practice Leader
Covenant Technology Partners, LLC

Dave GanzDavid Ganz
Associate Dean Emeritus
College of Business Administration, UMSL

Dennis GelnerDennis Gelner
Office Manager
Gelner Optometry, P.C.

John GoesslingJohn Goessling
Chief Financial Officer
Arch Express

Jeff Haller

Jeff Haller
Managing Partner

Steve HamiltonStephen G. Hamilton
President and Chief Operating Officer
CSI Leasing, Inc.

Jackie Hamilton-ThomasJackie Hamilton (ex-officio)
Chief Development Officer
Beyond Housing
Alumni Board Representative

Dean Charles HoffmanDean Charles E. Hoffman
College of Business Administration, UMSL

Don ImholzDonald G. Imholz
Don Imholz and Associates

Mark JansenMark A. Jansen
Partner / CPA
RubinBrown LLP

James JonesJames E. Jones
Vice President Human Resources & Chief Ethics Officer

Michael Kelly

Michael Kelley
Vice President, International Business Development
Metal Exchange Corporation
Global Leadership and Management Board Representative

Judy MarthJudy Marth
Director of IT and Chief Logistics Integration Officer

Robert MastisRobert Mastis
Principal & Founder
Digital Intersection

Jerry MuellerJerry Mueller
Senior Vice President, Marketing
Enterprise Financial Services Corp.

Don MeuthDonald Mueth
Asset Consulting Group, LLC

Masao NishiMasao Nishi
Strategic Advisory

Mike NoceMick Noce
Executive Vice President
SheerTrans Solutions

Sean O'DonnellSean O'Donnell
Vice President and General Manager - Missouri and Illinois
Charter Communications

Steve O'LoughlinSteve O'Loughlin
President and Chief Operating Officer
Lodging Hospitality Management

Val PattonValerie E. Patton
Vice President, Economic Inclusion and,
Executive Director
Saint Louis Business Diversity Initiative
St. Louis Regional Chamber

Jay PalskettJay Plaskett
Edward Jones

Harry RatliffHarry K. Ratliff
Vice President & Wealth Management Advisor
Merrill Lynch and Company, Inc.


James Reid
Reco Development

Kirk Richter

Kirk A. Richter
(Retired) Sigma-Aldrich Corporation

Jeff SmithJeff Smith
Brown Smith Wallace, LLC

Steven R. SullivanSteven R. Sullivan
President & Executive Director

Kristin TuckerKristin Tucker
TDK Technologies, LLC
Information Systems Board Representative

Emery Turner

Dr. Emery Turner
Emeritus Dean & Professor
College of Business Administration, UMSL

Sandra VanTreaseSandra A. Van Trease
Group President
BJC Healthcare

Keith Womer

Dr. Keith Womer
Professor of Management Science
College of Business Administration, UMSL

Dale Woods

Dale Woods
Finance Director, Enterprise Finance Services
Boeing Corporation

Lisa YankerLisa Yanker
Vice President and General Manager


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