National Council

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 to enhance and expand its impact.

Roster

Updated 12/30/2016

Co-Chairmen

Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton

Chancellor of Washington University

and

MR. Robert J. Skandalaris

Chairman of Quantum Ventures of Michigan, LLC

Members

MR. ALAN R. BENDER

Partner and Co-Founder
Trilogy Equity Partners

MR. F. GILBERT BICKEL III

Senior Vice President-Investments and PIM Portfolio Manager
Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC

MS. MAXINE K. CLARK

Chief Executive Officer
The Clark-Fox Family Foundation and
Founder and Chair
Build-A-Bear Workshop

MR. CHARLES K. COHN

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Varsity Tutors, LLC

DR. JOSEPH M. DAVIE

Retired Senior Vice President
Research, Biogen, Inc.

MR. SUREN G. DUTIA

Senior Fellow
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

MR. PHILLIP W. FISHER

Founder
Mission Throttle LLC

DR. F. NICHOLAS FRANANO

Chief Executive Officer
Flow Forward Medical, Inc. and Metactive Medical, Inc.

MR. JEREMY N. FRIEDMAN

Co-Founder and CEO
Schoology

MR. ROBERT HAFT

Managing Partner
Morgan Noble and
Chairman
National Investments Group

MR. THOMAS J. HILLMAN

Founder and Managing Partner
FTL Capital Partners, LLC

MR. GLENN D. HOUSE SR.

President and Co-Founder
2Is, Inc.

MR. DAVID F. FAREED KARANDISH

Former CEO
Answers Corporation

MR. JONATHAN M. KEMPER

Vice Chairman
Commerce Bancshares, Inc.

MR. BOGERT KIPLINGER

BCW Securities, LLC

MR. EDWARD J. KOPLAR

President
Koplar Communications, LLC

MR. MICHAEL R. LOYND

Executive Director
Interco Charitable Trust and
Owner
The Loynd Group

MR. ROBERT D. MILLSTONE

Managing Partner
Millstone Capital Advisors, LLC

MR. JAMES V. O’DONNELL

President and CEO
Bush O’Donnell & Company

MR. PAUL F. PAUTLER

Retired Executive Vice President and Director of Capital Markets
Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC

MR. STEVEN C. ROBERTS

President
Roberts Companies

MR. SCOTT RUDOLPH

President
Piping Rock Health Products, LLC

MR. JEROME J. SCHLICHTER

President and Director
Arch Grants and
Senior Partner
Schlichter Bogard & Denton LLP

MR. ROBERT BROOKINGS SMITH III

Vice President
Business Development, Ascension Health

MS. JULIA JANE STUPP

Retired CFO and Founder
Exegy, Inc.

MR. DAVID M. THOMAS

Principal
Leitner Thomas Group

MR. SCOTT WELZ

Managing Director of Innovation and Strategy
Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC

MR. LAURENCE B. YAVNER

Managing Partner
LBY Partners