The Foundation Board of Directors

The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital is governed by a Board of Directors. Members are appointed by the Barnes-Jewish Hospital Board. The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital Board of Directors is charged with advancing the Foundation’s mission, stewarding the gifts and assets entrusted to the Foundation, and fulfilling the Foundation’s strategic priorities.


Kenneth H. Suelthaus
Vice Chairman
Polsinelli PC


James T. Blair, IV
Moneta Group

Mel F. Brown
Retired President and CEO
ITT Commercial Finance

Isaac Butler, PharmD, MBA
Vice President, Office of Diversity & Inclusion
St. Louis College of Pharmacy

Ron Cole
Managing Director of Portfolio Development
Market Development Organization
Nestle Purina North America

Randy S. Gerber
Managing Partner, St. Louis
Polsinelli PC

Richard Goldstein
Executive Vice President
Alter Trading Company

Thomas W. Hough
Chairman and CEO
Carrollton Bank

Carmen Jacob
President and CEO
NextGen Information Services Inc.

Sharon John
Build-a-Bear Workshop

Lee C. Kling
Vice President
The Kling Company

Jack Klobnak
Founder, Retired Chairman and CEO
Laser Vision Centers Inc.

Ira J. Kodner
Retired Professor of Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine

Sam Koplar
Koplar Properties

Eugene (Gene) Kornblum
Retired President
St. Louis Music, Inc.

Brad G. Kosem
Vice President
Lockton Companies

John Lemkemeier
Co-Founder and Principal
Sage Capital

Richard R. Lindquist
Executive Director, St. Louis Complex Manager
Morgan Stanley

Stafford Manion
Gladys Manion Inc.

Matt Matthews
President and CEO
Crown Optical

Frederick Oertli
Chairman and CEO
Guarantee Electrical Company

Linda Renner
Attorney at Law
Law Offices of Thomas R. Green

Michael L. Roberts
CandyRific LLC

Ron Rubin
Minister of Tea and CEO
Republic of Tea

Peter A. Smith
Vice President of Global Franchising
Enterprise Holdings Inc.

David R. Spence
Chairman and CEO
Legacy Pharmaceutical Packaging

Susie Steinback Sachs
Community Volunteer

William Scheffel
Retired Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Centene Corporation 

Tanja Schwendinger
Retired Chief Administrative Judge
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission St. Louis District Office 

William Stevens
Retired Chairman
BBI Group Inc.

Joseph A. Stieven
Stieven Capital Advisors L.P.

Rick Sullivan
Strategic Advisors LLC

John A. Virant
Eidelman Virant Capital

Henry Warshaw
Founder, President and CEO
Virtual Realty Enterprises LLC

Lee Wielanksy
Founding Partner and CEO
Midland Development Group


Andrew B. Craig III
Retired Chairman, NationsBank
Managing Director, RiverVest

John P. Dubinsky
President and CEO
Westmoreland Associates LLC

Roxanne H. Frank
Community Volunteer

Earle H. Harbison Jr.
Harbison Corporation

William F. Holekamp
Holekamp Capital

Franklin A. Jacobs
Jacobs International LLC

William J. Koman
The Koman Group

Robert E. Kresko

Alvin J. Siteman
Site Oil Company

Kenneth B. Steinback
Chairman and CEO
CSI Leasing


Robert W. Cannon
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Susan Ell
Executive Director and Vice President
The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Richard J. Liekweg
BJC HealthCare


Mark H. Krieger
Vice President and CFO
Barnes-Jewish Hospital


Jill H. Wright
Assistant to the Vice President and Executive Director
The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital

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