The Executive Leadership Committee is select area professionals and volunteers who support the mission of LLS through fundraising initiatives, expanding corporate partnerships and planning special events. They are leaders and advocates for the Light The Night Walk.
Executive Leadership Committee
Corporate Walk Chair 2018, Ron Kruszewski - Stifel Chairman of the Board & CEO
Ronald J. Kruszewski is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Stifel Financial Corp. and Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated. He joined the firm as Chief Executive Officer in September 1997.
Mr. Kruszewski serves on the Board of Directors of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) and the American Securities Association (ASA). He was reappointed by the St. Louis Federal Reserve Board of Directors to serve a one-year term on the Federal Advisory Council for 2018. Additionally, he serves on the Board of Trustees for Saint Louis University and the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation.
Active in community affairs, Mr. Kruszewski serves as Chairman of Downtown Now! and as a member of the Board of Directors of the St. Louis Regional Chamber. He is also past Chairman of the Board of Directors of Downtown St. Louis Partnership, Inc. and past non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Angelica Corporation. Mr. Kruszewski is a member of the Regional Business Council in St. Louis and of the St. Louis Chapter of World Presidents’ Organization.
Michael Castellano, Esse Health
Frank D'Antonio, Aetna
Rich Heppe, Independent Consultant
Beth Hyser, Stifel
Mark Lindren, Ameren
Mike Maher, Edward Jones
Suzanne Strothkamp, Express Scripts