2019-20 FOCUS Officers and New Board Members Announced

Becky RasmussenNews

FOCUS St. Louis® is pleased to announce the officers for the 2019-20 fiscal year, as well as nine new directors who have been named to the board. Board members are community leaders who demonstrate interest and commitment to FOCUS’ mission to educate leaders, connect leaders and facilitate the important conversations in the St. Louis region. Board Officers for July 1, … Read More

Meet the 2019-2020 Class of Leadership St. Louis

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FOCUS St. Louis has selected 63 outstanding individuals from the private, public and nonprofit sectors for the 44th Leadership St. Louis (LSL) class. These participants join a prestigious group of more than 2,000 leaders who have graduated from the LSL program since its inception in 1976. Leadership St. Louis is a highly respected program for established and emerging leaders who … 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

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

Congratulations to the 2019 What’s Right with the Region Honorees!

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On May 16, 2019, FOCUS St. Louis will honor 20 individuals, organizations, and initiatives making a difference at the 22nd Annual What’s Right with the Region Awards Celebration. The honorees were nominated by the public and selected by a panel of community judges for their impact and service to the community. Congratulations to the following outstanding honorees in five categories: … Read More

Bob Fox Named FOCUS St. Louis 2019 Leadership Award Honoree

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FOCUS St. Louis® is pleased to announce Bob Fox, entrepreneur, philanthropist and chair/co-founder of the Clark-Fox Family Foundation, as the recipient of the 2019 FOCUS Leadership Award. This prestigious award, chosen by the FOCUS Board of Directors, is presented annually to individuals who demonstrate innovative leadership, generate a meaningful impact in the community, and encourage strong community leadership in others. The … Read More

Nominations Now Open for the 2019 What’s Right with the Region Awards!

Becky RasmussenNews

FOCUS St. Louis is now accepting nominations from the community for the 22nd Annual What’s Right with the Region awards. Each year, we applaud the efforts of 20 individuals, organizations and/or initiatives that are making a positive difference in the St. Louis region. This year, awards will be presented in five categories: Demonstrating Innovative Solutions Fostering Creativity for Social Change … Read More

Stefania Hoffman Named as FOCUS’ New Recruiting Manager

Becky RasmussenNews

We’re pleased to announce that FOCUS team member Stefania Hoffman has been named to the new position of Recruiting Manager. In this newly created role, Stefania will oversee recruiting, outreach and selection efforts for all of FOCUS St. Louis’ civic leadership programs, including Leadership St. Louis, Emerging Leaders, Coro Women In Leadership, FOCUS Impact Fellows and Experience St. Louis. Stefania … Read More