Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors helps us strategically make policy and program decisions that positively impact the future of Connections and all those we serve. We are grateful for their unselfish service.

Executive Board of Directors

Paul Hott, Board President
RGA, Vice President

Lauren Herring, Board Vice President, St. Louis

Stephanie Winters McConnell, Board Vice President, Kansas City
Accenture, Managing Director of Marketing & Communications

Patricia Doherty, Board Secretary
Community Volunteer

Ben Baffa, Board Treasurer
Nestle Purina, Financial Analyst

Board of Directors

Sarah Baiocchi
Centene Corporation, Vice President of Finance

Julie Cavenaile

Jason Colvin
MasterCard,  Senior Vice President Human Resources, Operations & Technology

Delinda Davis
Walmart, Market Human Resource Manager

Deanna Diebolt
Hallmark, Human Resources Generalist

Irasa Downing
Edward Jones, Director of Human Resources

Tomi Gerber
Enterprise Holdings, Inc., Assistant Vice President, Government & Public Affairs

Jenny Redix Jordan
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Consultant

Steve Kiewiet
BJC, Vice President Supply Chain Operations

Tim Lohmar
Prosecuting Attorney of St. Charles County

Amy Lorenz-Moser
Carpenter Moser, LLC, Partner

Jane McAtee
Southwest Airlines, Corporate Community Affairs

Michelle Moersch
Emerson, Director Corporate Internal Audit, Investigations and IT

Jeff Morris
Helicx, Founder/CX Strategist

Mary Ramatowski
Ernst & Young, Senior Manager of Assurance Services

Wendy Savlin
Sprint, Director of Talent and Leadership Development


Ex-Officio Board of Directors

Brad Lambert
Connections to Success, Chief Operations Officer, Co-Founder

Kathy Lambert
Connections to Success, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder

Kathy McElligott
McKesson Corporation, Executive Vice President and Chief Information (CIO) and Chief Technology Officer (CTO)



Denise Franz

Sandra Hubert
RGA, Vice President

Sandra Schneider
Ameren, Human Resources


Forever Connected

Niall Gannon
The Gannon Group at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Director

Grace Harmon

Reverend Jerry Paul
Deaconess Foundation, Former CEO