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Laurie Phillips

Laurie Phillips

Chief Executive Officer
lphillips@stpatrickcenter.org

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Mary Kitley

Mary Kitley

Chief Development Officer
mkitley@stpatrickcenter.org

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Nancy Yohe

Nancy Yohe

Chief Program Officer
nyohe@stpatrickcenter.org

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Mike Jones

Mike Jones

Chief Financial & Administration Officer
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Laurie Phillips

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Laurie Phillips

Chief Executive Officer
lphillips@stpatrickcenter.org

Laurie brings compassion and optimism to helping the community find the most powerful and
effective solutions to homelessness. She is tenacious in her approach to process improvement,
program effectiveness and community engagement. Her passion is educating stakeholders and
creating champions for the mission to end homelessness.

Laurie’s approach is serious and driven, focusing on innovation and action determined by best
practices and data. She believes that celebrating both successes and failures allows honesty and change. Laurie’s family connection to homelessness, mental illness and recovery tie her intimately and always to this population and mission.

Laurie has both an MBA and MSW from Washington University in St. Louis, and is also a CPA. After working for 15 years in corporate finance, she decided to move to the non-profit sector.

Laurie has been the CEO at St. Patrick Center since January 2015, and sits on the boards of several community organizations.

Mary Kitley

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Mary Kitley

Chief Development Officer
mkitley@stpatrickcenter.org

Mary Kitley joined St. Patrick Center in April 2015 as Chief Development Officer. In this role, Mary is responsible for fund and volunteer development and sits on the executive leadership team. She provides leadership to a team of eight who manage various revenue streams including grants, corporate giving, special events and individual donors.

Mary’s love of philanthropy started at an early age. Before she could drive she was the top fundraiser for her Catholic school, theater group and local teen center. Mary earned a degree in Public Relations from Southern Illinois University.  Her career in non-profit fundraising and management began in 2001 where she has also held positions with a domestic violence shelter and national social-services agency. Prior to joining St. Patrick Center, Mary served as Executive Director at the America Lung Association. She estimates that she has raised over $18 million dollars throughout her career.

Mary sits on Downtown St. Louis, Inc. CID Board and is a member of the FOCUS St. Louis Leadership St. Louis class of 2016-2017. She has volunteered as a “Big Sister” with Big Brothers Big Sisters and served as a Board Member for 3 Little Birds 4 Life. Mary lives with her husband and son in Collinsville, IL and considers herself a St. Louisan.

Nancy Yohe

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Nancy Yohe

Chief Program Officer
nyohe@stpatrickcenter.org

Nancy Yohe was promoted to Chief Program Officer, a member of the executive team, in 2015, responsible for oversight of all St. Patrick Center programs, data quality, outcome management, partnership and staff development. She began her career at St. Patrick Center in January 2001 as Manager of Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement, and quickly moved into the lead role of Senior Director of Employment and Veterans Services. In this capacity, she lead a team of more than 35 managers, case managers and specialists who provide direct service to individuals seeking help with employment, housing and behavioral health services.

Prior to joining St. Patrick Center, Nancy served as Regional Service Improvement Coordinator for the Texas Department of Human Services for 13 years. She was responsible for quality control and service improvement for 22 offices in the state. Nancy has a Masters degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Maryville University and is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor.

Nancy and her husband have lived in Missouri for 17 years.

Mike Jones

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Mike Jones

Chief Financial Officer
mjones@stpatrickcenter.org

Mike Jones joined St. Patrick Center in August 2016 as Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Mike is responsible for leading the financial infrastructure and providing guidance to support the agency’s programmatic operations. He also sits on the executive leadership team.

Prior to joining St. Patrick Center, Mike was Manager of General Accounting for Nidec Motors Corporation. He has held many positions as an accountant, including working for large companies such as Express Scripts and Save-A-Lot.

Mike earned his degree in Business from Western Illinois University. A Certified Public Accountant and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, he is also working to earn his International Financial Reporting Certificate.

Mike lives with his wife in Florissant, MO.

Board of Directors

Officers

Patrick Quinn
President

Bob Olwig
Vice President

Members

Wilma Calvert
Joe Castellano
Jim Cunnane, Jr.
Jim Del Carmen
Mike Doyle
Jessica Eiland
Mark Fronmuller
Tim Hasara
Dennis Jenkerson
Toni Jordan
Rusty Keeley
Bret Kimes
Susan Lombardo

Officers

Bryan Graiff
Treasurer

Sylvia Scheuler
Secretary

Members

John McNearney
Joe Mooney
Tim O’Shaughnessy
Michael Picker, Jr.
Dean Pilcher
Michael Ransom
Joe Robinson
Theresa Ruzicka
Cori Cunnane Stebelman
Chris Stephen
Cartan Sumner, Jr.
Craig Unruh
James Williams, Jr.

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Board of Trustees

Carol Beckel
Chair

Alicia Albus
Marge Aylward
Margaret Benz
Cheryl Cavins
Nick Civello
Laraine Davis
Trisha Doyle
Ann Eftimoff
Michael Felton
Meg Fisher
Jeff Hoelscher
Brian Josephson
Nancy LaVigne
Mark Leadlove
Chris Leonard
Andy Likes

Board of Trustees

Shannon Williams
Vice Chair

Andy Lottes
Tony Maher
Kelly Marino
John E. McClusky
Helen McGlynn
Jeanne Nowicke
Megan O’Brien
Suzanne Pratl
Travis Sarich
Marie Saunders
Elizabeth Smith
Tom Sweeney
Joe Weir
Genie Wilhelm
Bob Will
Stephanie Will

Founder & Director Emeritus

Edith Cunnane

Director Emeritus

Leo Paradis

Young Friends Development Board Leadership

Chelsea Reiter
Chair

Stacy Broner
Vice Chair

Teresa Braeckel-Amen
Secretary

Megan Baumgardner
Membership Chair

Zack Folk
Event Co-Chair

Maggie Gilmore
Event Co-Chair