Our Leadership

From the planning, financing, and construction of homes and economic development to helping families succeed through holistic services, our organization’s leaders bring diverse specialties and experience to create real impact.

Leadership Team


Chris Krehmeyer

Economic Development

Ken Christian

Chief Operating Officer

Deb Dombar

Chief Financial Officer

Steve Jansen

Transformation Team

Deputy Chief Operating Officer

Stephanie Co

Senior Director of Education

Carrie Collins

Senior Director of Housing

Cory Dickens

Director of IT and Data Systems

Cory Eichorn


Gabe Mitchell

Construction Program Director

Joe Zmudczynski

Senior Director of Human Resources

Venita Govan

Senior Director of Evaluation and Learning

Will Winter

Director of Financial Advising

Gloria Brainsby

Director of Forestry and Community Conservation

Doug Seely

Director of Government Relations and Community Engagement

Makita Hill

Board of directors


Demetrius Grooms

Edward Jones – Principal, Retirement Operations

Clark Davis

Cameron MacAllister Group – FAIA, LEED AP Principal Consultant

Vice Chair

Rich Ryffel

First Bank – Director of Wealth Management

Karl Guenther

University of Missouri-St. Louis – Assistant Vice Chancellor of Economic & Community Development


Sunil Rajpurhoit

U.S. Bank – CDC Chief Financial Officer

James Lee Johnson

Johnson Bender Asset Management – Co-Founder and Partner


Tina Mosley

Our Daycare and Learning Center – Owner/Director

Dr. Katrina Moore

Saint Louis University – Associate Professor

John F. Risberg

Maritz Holdings – Retired Corp Sec & Counsel

Valerie Patton

Greater St. Louis Foundation – Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer and President

Douglas Black

Former Executive – BJC HealthCare

Roy Robinson

Edward Jones – IS Product Delivery Manager, Tech Compliance

Pamela Westbrooks-Hodge

Edward Jones – IS Audit Director, Internal Audit Division

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