As a public charity, the St. Louis Community Foundation’s mission, program, staff, and finances are overseen by a diverse, independent board of donors, and community and business leaders.  Our board ensures we fulfill our mission by adhering to the highest professional and community standards.


Board Officers

Thomas R. Collins, (Chair), President & CEO, Northern Trust – Missouri, retired
Matthew W. Geekie, (Vice Chair & Treasurer), Senior Vice President, Secretary & General Counsel, Graybar
Marvin D. Anderson, (Secretary),  Senior Vice President, U.S. Trust

Board Members

Eric L. Hausler, former CEO, Isle of Capri Casinos
Dennis J. Jacknewitz, Principal, Jacknewitz Law Office
John M. Jennings, President, The St. Louis Trust Company
Cynthia J. Kohlbry, Managing Partner, Executive Bridge/Conley Search
James A. Krekeler, Principal, Edward Jones
Gary E. Krosch, Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor, U.S. Trust
Nina Leigh Krueger, President, Nestle Purina U.S.
Alicia S. McDonnell, Community Volunteer
Michael P. McMillan, President & CEO, Urban League of St. Louis
Mara “Mitch” Meyers, CEO-patient advocate, The BeLeaf Company
Winthrop B. Reed III, Member, Lewis Rice
Felicia W. Shaw, Executive Director, Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis
Ellen J. Sherberg, Special Advisor to the CEO, American City Business Journals
James M. Snowden Jr., Executive Vice President, Huntleigh Securities
Rebecca S. Weaver, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers

General Counsel

Matthew J. Madsen, Lewis Rice

Past Board Chairs

Thomas R. Collins, 2016-present
Stephen J. Rafferty, 2014-2016
Laurna C. Godwin, 2011-2014
Derek K. Rapp, 2009-2011
Lester J. Buechele, 2006-2009
Albert E. Suter, 2003-2005
Glenn J. Sheffield, 2000-2002
Eugene J. Gabianelli, 1997-1999
Susan Musgrave, 1994-1996
Donald H. Streett, 1989-1993
Walter Gray, 1986-1988
George S. Rasborough, 1981-1985

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