Board Leadership

Welcome to the family of NAMI St. Louis!

Our group works to be a wealth of information to you the consumer, the family member, the friends and relatives of those dealing with day-to-day issues of living with a mental illness.

2019-2020 Board of Directors

Board Officers:

President – Karen Matteuzzi
VP, Express Scripts (Retired)

Vice President -Geneen Von Kloha, MBA, CTFA
Moneta Group

2nd Vice President – Anne Pennell
United Healthcare

Secretary – Martha Brown, JD
Martha C. Brown & Associates, LLC

Treasurer – Steve Powell
AMG Corporate Offices

Assistant TreasurerJohn Priesmeyer
Thrivent Financial


Scott Bayliff, Adapt of Missouri

Morgan Bradley, MIMH

Arlen Chaleff, Advocate

Mike Eisenbath, Edward Jones

Deacon Farrelly, Gateway Foundation

Brian Feldman, Launch Code

Abhinav Gabbets, Washington University Student

Dr. Christina Gesmundo-Simon, Child Psychiatrist, BJC Behavioral Health

Candace Hamell, Clinical Supervisor, BJC Behavioral Health

Valerie Jewell, Real Estate Agent

Susan Keck, VP, Global Mobility, Emerson Electric Inc.

Chris Koester, St. Louis County Police Officer

John Marcus, Retired

Janet Paton, Advocate

Jenna Suleski, U.S. Probation Officer

Dr. Leticia Ugarte, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Tarrah Wiley, Boeing

Scott Williams, CEO, CenterPointe


Advisory Board

Karen Heath, Laura McCarthy Real Estate

Philip Hutchison, Emerson Electric Inc. (Retired)

Jerry Kraus, JD, Attorney, Goffstein, Raska, Pomerantz, Kraus, and Sherman, LLC