Board of Trustees


Executive Committee 

Cheryl D.S. Walker, Chairperson
of Counsel
Bryan Cave LLP

Darryl R. Collins, Vice Chairperson 
Executive Vice President, St. Louis Retail Market Manager
Commerce Bank 

Rodney Crim, Member at Large
President, St. Louis Economic Development Corporation

Shanti Parikh, PhD, Chairperson, Finance and Investment Committee
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology
Washington University

Rev. Starsky D. Wilson, President & CEO
Deaconess Foundation 

 

Trustees 

Laura Dierberg Ayers
Principal
Dierberg Group LLC;

Darryl R. Collins, Vice Chairperson
Executive Vice President, St. Louis Retail Market Manager
Commerce Bank 

Rodney Crim
President
St. Louis Economic Development Corporation 

Jeff Davis
Senior Vice President and Senior Partner
Fleishman Hillard

Vanessa Foster-Cooksey
Senior Vice President of Community Affairs
Wells Fargo Advisors

Bethany A. Johnson-Javois, M.S.W.
CEO
St. Louis Integrated Health Network

Derek Mays
Deputy General Counsel
Maritz

Rudolph Nickens
Director of Equal Opportunity and Diversity
Missouri Department of Transportation

Shanti Parikh, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology
Washington University

Rev. Norma J. Patterson
Pastor
Good Shepard of Faith United Church of Christ

Karlos Ramirez
Executive Director
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan St. Louis

Matthew W. Wagner
Senior Executive, Business Development
United Church Funds

Cheryl D.S. Walker, Chairperson
of Counsel
Bryan Cave LLP

Mark Waltermire
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
The Laclede Group, Inc. - Retired

Rev. Starsky D. Wilson, President & CEO
Deaconess Foundation