What does FOCUS do?

We educate leaders.

We are the region’s premier leadership organization, preparing diverse leaders to work cooperatively for a thriving St. Louis region.

We connect leaders.

We strive to represent the diversity of our region, connecting participants from across counties, sectors, industries, backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and beliefs.

We facilitate the important conversations.

We engage citizens to deliberate on critical regional community issues in a trusted, nonpartisan space.


Meet Our Alumni

Johnny Wang, Leadership St. Louis
Partner, Stinson LLP
“Leadership St. Louis most definitely has changed my approach. I also gained mentors and coaches who are willing to drop whatever is going on in their lives and give me time when I need it.
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FOCUS on Policy: Medicaid Expansion

7:30-9:30 AM

Catch the next session in our 2020 FOCUS on Policy series.

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6:30-9:00 PM

Join us for this evening of conversation & connection.

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Women’s History Month Breakfast

7:30-9:30 AM

Don’t miss this engaging discussion with area leaders.

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