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.
MR. ROBERT J. SKANDALARIS
Chairman and CEO of Quantum Ventures
Mr. Alan Bender
Partner and Co-Founder, Triology 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
Dr. Joseph M. Davie
Retired Senior Vice President, Research, Biogen, Inc.
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. Thomas J. Hillman (LA '78)
General Partner, Lewis & Clark
Mr. Clifford K. Holekamp (GM '01)
Co-Founder and Managing Director, Cultivation Capital
Mr. Glenn D. House Sr.
President and Co-Founder, 2Is, Inc.
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. Jonathan M. Kemper
Vice Chairman, Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
Mr. Bogert Kiplinger
BCW Securities, LLC
Mr. David M. Kleinhandler
Founder and CEO, Blackridge Capital Group, LLC
Founder and CEO, Vest Financial Group
Mr. Edward J. Koplar
President, Koplar Communications, LLC
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.
Mr. Paul F. Pautler
Managing Director, Soundwaves Capital, LLC
Retired Executive Vice President and Director of Capital Markets, Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
Col. Steven C. Roberts
Chief of Staff, Department of the Sheriff, City of St. Louis
Principal, The Roberts Companies
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. David M. Thomas
Grades 11-12 History Teacher, Advisor, and Department Chair, Trevor Day School
Mr. Laurence B. Yavner (LA '87)
Founder and Managing Partner, LBY Partners, LLC