Board of Directors:

Kevin Wilson (Interim President)
   Regional Director
   Small Business Development Centers
   University of Missouri

Matthew Gieseking (Vice President)
   Forsyth Advisors

George Brill (Secretary)
   Chief Executive Officer
   Talisen Technologies

William Gilbert (Treasurer)
   Director of Operations
   Q-Up Mobile Systems

John Gatewood
   Financial Representative
   Northwestern Mutual


Howard Hayes
   Minority Business Development & Compliance
   St. Louis Development Corporation

Kraig Kreikemeier   
   Kreikemeier Group

James Seitz
   Executive Vice President
   Lindell Bank

Patricia Suess
   St. Louis Community College

Colleen Watermon
   Senior Development Officer
   St. Louis College of Pharmacy

Board Description:
STLVentureWorks provides the St. Louis region with resources and services that contribute to the success rate of business startups.  The benefits include financial assistance, space rental, shared client services and on-site management consulting.  The board is responsible for oversight management of the property and affairs of the corporation, participation in applicant selection and mentoring client companies.

SLEDP Contact:
Mark Denk
Assistant VP for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
314.615.7694 | e-mail 

Please visit our calendar of events for board meeting details.

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