Board of Directors


John C. Vatterott, Founder & Emeritus Chair

Retired, Vatterott Educational Centers

Marian V. Mehan, Chair

Estate Planning & Probate Department Co-Chair,  Lewis Rice LLC

Marie Kenyon, Vice Chair

Director, Peace & Justice Commission

Associate General Counsel, Archdiocese of St. Louis

Joseph F. Jedlicka, III, Governance Committee Chair


John T. O’Neill, Finance Committee Chair

Retired, Monsanto

Terry Mehan, Program Committee Chair

Retired, ACCESS Academies

Paul Minorini, Development & Marketing Committee Chair

Retired, Boys Hope Girls Hope


Christopher S. Collins, SJ

Assistant to the President for Mission & Identity, Saint Louis University

Don Danforth III

President & Founder, City Academy

Brian Day – New Member

Vice President, Financial Planning and Deputy Treasurer, Mercy

Maureen DePriest

Associate Superintendent, Archdiocese of St. Louis – Catholic Education Office

Pat Erb – New Member

Former Director of Marketing, Nestle Purina Pet Care

Gus Gast – New Member

Partner, Moneta Group Investment Advisors

Robert J. Mathias

President, Cass Commercial Bank

Birch M. Mullins

President, Baur Properties

Thomas M. Nolan

Retired, ACCESS Academies

Ron Wagner – New Member 

Founder & CEO, Athleticare Sports Health Foundation

Paul G. Sheridan, S.J.

Emeritus President, St. Louis University High School

John G. Simon

Managing Partner, The Simon Law Firm

Anja Schmelter – New Member

Outgoing Director of Admissions, St. Louis University High School

Blanche M. Touhill, Ph.D.

Chancellor Emerita, University of Missouri – St. Louis