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Boards of Directors

St. Louis Economic Development Partnership

Board Description:
The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership’s board of directors serve as the umbrella for all economic development activity in St. Louis City and County.

SLEDP Contact:
Becky Ward
314.615.7679 | e-mail

Karlos Ramirez

Board Chair
President & CEO
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Missy Kelley

Board Vice Chair
President & CEO
Downtown St. Louis

Albert Bond, Jr.

Executive Secretary & Treasurer
STL-KC Carpenters Reg. Council

Mary Campbell

Asst. Vice Chanc. for Real Estate
Washington Univ. in St. Louis

Linda Martinez

Deputy Mayor of Development
City of St. Louis

Sandy Parker

President & CEO
Parker Insurance Group

Mike Walter


Otis Williams

Executive Director
St. Louis Development Corp.

Travis Sheridan

President, Venture Café Global Institute

John Maupin

Board Chair

Jeanne Dee

Aders Minkler Huger & Helm, LLP

Tracy Hart

President and Chief Executive Officer
Tarlton Corporation

Will Ross

Associate Dean for Diversity Programs and Professor of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine

Dave Spence

Former President of Alpha Packaging/Former Chairman of Legacy Pharmaceutical Packaging

Pat White

President of the St. Louis Labor Council