33 Young Professionals Selected for Fall 2019 Class of Emerging Leaders

Becky RasmussenAlumni, News

FOCUS St. Louis has selected 33 talented young professionals for the Fall 2019 cohort of Emerging Leaders. This competitive program provides participants (ages 22-35) with an increased sense of engagement in the region, as well as the tools to take an active role as the next generation of St. Louis regional leaders. Since its launch in 2012, the FOCUS Emerging … Read More

FOCUS Welcomes Fall 2019 Class of Coro Women In Leadership

Becky RasmussenAlumni, News

FOCUS St. Louis® is pleased to announce the 19 outstanding women selected for the fall 2019 class of Coro™ Women In Leadership. The Coro Women In Leadership program offers women the opportunity to refine their leadership competencies, learn about the St. Louis region, and connect with other women from diverse backgrounds during this three-month program, held each fall and spring. … Read More

Impact Fellows Report on Completed Projects to Community Stakeholders

Becky RasmussenAlumni, News

2018-19 FOCUS Impact Fellows

Since August 2018 the FOCUS Impact Fellows have been digging into and creating impactful projects within the regional healthcare safety net seen through a racial equity lens. This is the second year the program has focused on the issue of healthcare, with the generous support of the Missouri Foundation for Health. In December 2018 the Fellows divided into three working … Read More

Thank You to Our Leadership St. Louis Alumni Dinner Hosts!

Becky RasmussenAlumni

Graduates and current participants from our Leadership St. Louis program gathered for another successful round of Alumni Dinners on April 11. An alumni favorite, these small-group dinners provide valuable opportunities for conversation and connection in an informal setting. Our next set of Alumni Dinners is scheduled for Aug. 13, and these dinners are open to alumni from across of all … Read More

Christine Chadwick and Blake Strode Named As Inaugural FOCUS Alumni Award Recipients

Becky RasmussenAlumni, News

At the 22nd Annual What’s Right with the Region Awards, FOCUS will introduce two new awards to honor graduates of FOCUS’ civic leadership programs. 2019 FOCUS St. Louis Alumni Award Christine Chadwick – Coro Women In Leadership 1984 / Leadership St. Louis 1986-87 2019 FOCUS St. Louis Emerging Alumni Award Blake Strode – Youth Leadership St. Louis 2003-04 / Leadership … Read More

Bringing Alumni Together Around the Table

Becky RasmussenAlumni

Graduates and current participants from across our FOCUS programs gathered on Jan. 10 for another successful round of Alumni Dinners. An alumni favorite, these small-group dinners provide valuable opportunities for conversation and connection in an informal setting. Thank you to all who attended, including alumni from our Leadership St. Louis, Emerging Leaders, Coro Women In Leadership, FOCUS Impact Fellows, Coro … Read More

Thank You to Our October Alumni Dinner Hosts!

Becky RasmussenAlumni

Graduates and current participants from across our FOCUS programs gathered this week for another successful round of Alumni Dinners. An alumni favorite, these small-group dinners provide valuable opportunities for conversation and connection in an informal setting. Thank you to all who attended, including alumni from our Leadership St. Louis, Emerging Leaders, Coro Women In Leadership, FOCUS Impact Fellows, Coro Fellows … Read More

FOCUS Leaders in the News – 10.24.2018

Becky RasmussenAlumni

Dedric Carter (Leadership St. Louis 2015) was selected as a 2018-19 NACUBO Fellow (National Association of College and University Business Officers). Patty Kellerhals (Leadership st. Louis 2004) was named to American Banker’s 2018 Women to Watch List. Suzanne King (Coro Women In Leadership 2008, Leadership St. Louis 2016, Impact Fellows 2016) has been named as CEO of Mental Health America. … Read More