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

Ann Seeney, Leadership St. Louis
Director, Human Resources, St. Louis Cardinals
I have described FOCUS and the Leadership St. Louis progrma as life changing. My LSL class reinvigorated me and drove me to find ways to do more in the community.
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Leadership St. Louis Alumni Dinners

6:30-9:00 PM

Join us for our next round of FOCUS Alumni Dinners.

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2019 What’s Right with the Region Awards

5:00-8:00 PM

Help us celebrate success stories in our region!

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Impact Fellows Application Deadline

11:59 PM

Recruiting is underway for our 2019-20 cohort.

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