Board of Directors

SouthSide’s Board of Directors is composed of a core group of compassionate, diverse, and accomplished professionals across various industries. They have had a hand in directly contributing to the success of SouthSide for decades. 

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SouthSide Board of Directors at our 2018 Annual Gala + Auction


President  Jason Riney Financial Advisor, Renaissance Financial Corp.
Vice President  Dawn Kotva Vice President, Corporate Service Excellence, Express Scripts
Secretary  Katy Wittwer Contracts Manager & Project Lead, Saint Louis University
Treasurer  Kelly Richert Executive Vice President and Trust Counsel, Parkside Financial


Alice C. Benner Principal, Managing Director, Bamboo Equity Partners
Tim Burke Principal, Edward Jones
Angela Cobb Senior Manager, Executive Recruitment, Express Scripts
Carolyn Cotta Community Volunteer
Elizabeth George Director of Philanthropic Advising, St. Louis Community Foundation
Anthony A. Gonzalez Angel Partner, TOTA Investments, LLC
Gary Gray Owner, GGray Consulting, LLC
Wendy Hershey Director, Asset Consulting Group
Danielle McPherson Director, Managed Care, Mercy Health Systems
Christina Monaco President, ValDivia Enterprises, Inc.
Falencia Moore Program Coordinator, Edward Jones; Small Business Coach, Operation Hope
Katie Nagus Director, Corporate Communications, AT&T
Nicole A. Rose Manager, Corporate Programs, Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
Frank Sanfilippo Chief Financial Officer, Lindenwood University
Jennifer Scheessele Compliance and Diversity Officer, Monsanto
Julie Thomas Sward Principal, Moneta Group
Rob Warner Vice President of Construction, Drury Development Company
Aubrey Western Olin/United Way Board Fellow
Elizabeth Wolkoff Community Volunteer
Jeff Yorg Senior Vice President, Gurtin Municipal Bond Management