Meet Our Team

With offices in St. Louis, Kansas City, and Springfield our work reaches every community throughout the state of Missouri.

Michael Saldivar


Dr. William S. Belko

Executive Director

Ashley Beard-Fosnow

Deputy Director

Clarice Britton

Director of Operations

Mandi Jean Retter

Director of Communications and Marketing

Lisa Carrico

police commissioner

Caitlin Yager

chief of civic engagements

Melody Delmar

chief of education

Claire Bruntrager

arts & culture manager

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