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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

Tracy Hart

Board Chair
President and CEO
Tarlton Corporation

Travis Sheridan

Board Vice Chair
Chief Community Officer
Wexford Science & Technology, LLC

Jeanne Dee

Board Treasurer
Anders CPAs + Advisors

Will Ross

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

Kristine Callis-Duehl

Dreiemeyer Executive Director of Education
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Nahuel Fefer

City of St. Louis
Director of Community Development Administration

John Maupin

Port Board Representative
Port District 2

Ambassador Kevin O'Malley

St. Louis County Port Authority Chairperson
Ambassador-in-Residence and Professor of Practice
St. Louis University School of Law
Port District 5

Beth Orwick

Chief of Staff
St. Louis County Government

Neal Richardson

Executive Director
St. Louis Development Corporation

Rickey Whittington

Vice President Corporate Accounts
Plaza Motors - Mercedes-Benz

Dr. Claudio Abreu

TriGlobal LLC

Jared Boyd

Chief of Staff
City of St. Louis

Dr. Azar Malik

President & CEO
Serenity Health Care

Dana Sandweiss


Rodney Crim

CEO & President
St. Louis Economic Development Partnership