Skandalaris Center

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Skandalaris Center National Council

The Skandalaris Center National Council includes entrepreneurs from St. Louis and across the nation.

Council members convene twice annually to advise the Skandalaris Center on the implementation of its mission. During these meetings, Council members critique plans and add their creative ideas to further develop the program and enhance and expand our impact.

Chairman

MR. ROBERT J. SKANDALARIS

Chairman and CEO of Quantum Ventures

Members

MS. DEBorah BARTA (BU/AS '99)

Senior Vice President - Provenance & Strategy, Mastercard

MR. ALAN BENDER 

Partner and Co-Founder, Trilogy Equity Partners

MR. F. GILBERT BICKEL II 

Senior Vice President - Investments, Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC

MS. MAXINE CLARK 

CEO, The Clark-Fox Family Foundation 

Founder, Builder-A-Bear Workshop

MR. CHARLES K. COHN (BU '08)

Founder and CEO, Varsity Tutors, LLC

MRS. LORI COULTER (GB '99)

Co-Founder and CEO, Summersalt 

MR. SUREN G. DUTIA

President, DynaMatrix, LLC 

Formerly Senior Fellow, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

DR. F. NICHOLAS FRANANO (ME '94)

President and CEO, Flow Forward Medical, Inc. and Metactive Medical, Inc.

MR. JEREMY N. FRIEDMAN (LA '09)

Co-Founder and CEO, Schoology

MR. ROBERT HAFT

Managing Partner, Morgan Noble

Chairman, National Investments Group

MR. CLIFFORD K. HOLEKAMP (GM '01)

Co-Founder and Managing Director, Cultivation Capital

 

MR. THOMAS J. HILLMAN (LA '78)

General Partner, Lewis & Clark 

MR. KISHORE KANAKAMEDALA

Senior Director and Chief of Staff, Ads & Commerce, Google, LLC

MR. DAVID F. FAREED KARANDISH (BU '05)

Founder and CEO, Jane.ai

MR. MICHAEL R. LOYND (LW '99)

Owner, The Loynd Group 

Executive Director, Interco Charitable Trust

MR. JAMES V. O'DONNELL (GB '74)

CEO, Exegy, Inc.

COL. STEVEN C. ROBERTS

Chief of Staff, Department of the Sheriff, City of St. Louis 

Principal, The Roberts Companies

MRS. SUE ROSENHAIN

President, Creata

MR. ANDREW RUBIN (BU '98)

CEO & Co-Founder, Illumio

MR. SCOTT RUDOLPH

CEO, Piping Rock Health Products, LLC

MR. JEROME J. SCHLICHTER

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Arch Grants

MR. ROBERT BROOKINGS SMITH III (GB '94)

Vice President, Strategic Business Development, Ascension Health

DR. JACQUE J. SOKOLOV

Chairman and CEO, SSB Solutions, SSB Investment Funds, and SSB Financial Services

MR. HOWARD D. STEINBERG (LA '83, GB '83)

Vice President, Budget Car and Truck Rental of Atlanta

MS. J.J. STUPP (GB '83)

Retired CFO and Founder, Exegy, Inc.

MR. LAURENCE B. YAVNER (LA '87)

Founder and Managing Partner, LBY Partners, LLC