VISION

Striving together to create a just and prosperous Saint Louis region.

MISSION

We support the St. Louis region by acting as a catalyst for the removal of governmental, economic, and racial barriers to the region’s growth and prosperity for all of our citizens by promoting unity, trust, efficiency, and accountability.

COMMITMENTS

  • We are committed to fact driven research to address the challenges of fragmentation in the region and to inform policy.

  • We are committed to open and direct dialogue with all constituencies and stakeholders for the greater good of our community.

  • We are committed to supporting organizations that share our mission and vision. 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ambassador George Herbert Walker III

Chairman of the Board

Nancy Rice

Executive Director

Donna Wilkinson

Board Member

Dr. Will Ross

Board Member

Dr. Benjamin Akande

Board Member

Maria Taxman

Board Member

Jim Buford

Board Member

Kathy Osborn

Board Member

Bill Rusnack

Bill Rusnack

Board Member

Joe Reagan

Board Member

Pat Sly

Board Member

Steve Lipstein

Board Member

Daniel White

Board Member

Mark Brandom

Board Member

Jeff Rainford

Board Member

Mike Hejna

Board Member

Thomas Irwin

Board Member

Jeff Aboussie

Board Member

Joe Adorjan

Co-Chairman

STAFF

Dave Leipholtz

Director
Community-Based Studies

Marius Johnson-Malone

Deputy Director
Community-Based Studies

Kyle Juvers

Associate Director
Community-Based Studies