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Business Retention & Expansion

Board Description:
The Business Retention and Expansion Committee includes a variety of community and businesses leaders.  The committee provides additional infrastructure to assist with the St. Louis region’s economic development success.

SLEDP Contact:
Michelle Stuckey
VP for Business Development
314.615.8142| e-mail

Kirk Damman

Committee Chair

Jim Contratto

Vice President
McCarthy Building Companies

Russell Cummings

VP & Commercial Rel. Manager
Fifth Third Bank

Rachelle L'Ecuyer

Board Vice Chair
Executive Director
The Delmar Loop

Christy Merdinian

Account Executive
Prof. Office Environments

Kimberly McKinney

Chief Executive Officer
Habitat for Humanity St. Louis

Kathleen Osborn

Executive Director
Regional Business Council

David Pisarkiewicz, Jr.

Managing Dir. & Invest. Adv.
The PrivateBank

Jean Roberson

Chief Financial Officer

Andrew Scavotto

Attorney & Partner
Stinson Leonard Street

David Schlafly

Schlafly Corporation

Jermal Seward

Investment Advisor & Broker
Wells Fargo Advisors

Chris Peoples

President & CEO
Pitzman's Surveying Group

Todd Spener

Managing Partner
Venmark Capital Partners