STAFF

Richard M. Dee
Managing Director of Philanthropy and Administration
314.534.5000 x102
rdee@dancestlouis.org

Terence Marling
Artistic Consultant
tmarling@dancestlouis.org

Berrien Tedford
Finance and Box Office Operations Manager
314.534.5000 x104
btedford@dancestlouis.org

Kathryn Bentley
Education Coordinator
314.534.5000 x107
kbentley@dancestlouis.org

Marketing, PR and Media:
Sarah Thompson
Sarah Thompson, LLC          
314.884.8306
sarahtproductions@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
President
Jesika Barnes, Senior Manager, KPMG LLP

Chairman of the Board
Jennifer DavisOfficer, Trust & Estates Group, Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.

Treasurer
Katrina PonRisk Management Business Director, McCarthy Holdings, Inc.  

Secretary
Connie SchnuckCommunity Volunteer

Chairman Emeritus
Ken KranzbergChairman, TricorBraun

Susan E. Bindler, Partner, Haar & Woods LLP
John Michael Clear, Partner, Bryan Cave LLP
Brian Lowry, Deputy General Counsel, Office of Law and Policy, Monsanto Company
Kent Reynolds, J.P. Morgan Private Bank  
Mark Rynasiewicz, Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo Advisors  
Donald Suggs, Publisher & Executive Editor, St. Louis American


DIRECTORS
Monica Allen, Vice Chancellor & General Counsel, Washington University in St. Louis
Allen Barber, General Manager, Neiman Marcus
Marie Bone, President, Key Resources, Inc.  
Susan Buford, Community Volunteer
Natalie Clapp, Community Volunteer
Kimberly McBride, Principal, Edward Jones
Jeffrey Potts, Senior Vice President, PNC
Joan Quicksilver, President, The Quicksilver Company
Joe Robertson, Attorney, Bryan Cave LLP
Rush Robinson, Ph.D., President, St. Louis College of Health Careers  
Mat Madison Turner, Vice President – Investment Officer, Wells Fargo Advisors


ADVISORY BOARD
Susan Block, Owner, The Designing Block
Ramsey Botterman, Community Volunteer
Bert Condie, Community Volunteer
Steven Cousins, Partner, Armstrong Teasdale LLP
David Diener, Community Volunteer
Barbara Eagleton, Community Volunteer
Jean Gase, Community Volunteer
Judy Harris, Community Volunteer
Gary Hoemann, Retired Audit Partner, KPMG LLP
Mary Ann Hogan, Community Volunteer
Paul Kalsbeek, Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo Bank
Richard Kluesner, Financial and Operation Officer, Financial Planning Consultants
Joanne Kohn, Community Volunteer
Mark Lindgren, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Chief Human Resources Officer, Ameren
Susan Luedke, MD, Mercy Cancer Care
Karen Myers, Senior Vice President, U.S. Bank
Jerrie House Plegge, Associate General Counsel, Anheuser-Busch InBev
Ruthe Ponturo, Community Volunteer
Eriko Clevenger Pope, Vice President of Global Marketing, Nestle Purina Pet Care
Lynn Ricci, Ricci Law Group
Peggy Ritter, Community Volunteer
Dorothea Rosner, Community Volunteer
Mary Rumy, Aldine Travel
Marsha Rusnack, Community Volunteer
Peter Sargent, Dean, Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, Webster University
Judi Shepard, Community Volunteer
Betty Simons, Community Volunteer
Mary Strauss, Community Volunteer
Philip Taxman, First Vice President, Merrill Lynch
Blanche M. Touhill, Community Volunteer
James Virtel, Retired Partner, Armstrong Teasdale LLP
Michele Walter, Community Volunteer
Richard Winter, President, Larus Corporation
Mary Worseck, Community Volunteer
 

LIFETIME MEMBERS
Bourne Bean
Anne BlatherwickCommunity Volunteer
Jean HoblerCommunity Volunteer
Joy Melman, Community Volunteer
Joan WendtCommunity Volunteer
S. Lee McMillan
Annelise Mertz, Founder †
Sally Brayley Bliss, Executive Director Emerita

† in Memoriam