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.

2018-2019 Board of Directors

Board Officers:

President – Karen Matteuzzi
VP, Express Scripts (Retired)

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

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

Treasurer – Steve Powell
AMG Corporate Offices


Scott Bayliff, Adapt of Missouri

Arlen Chaleff, Advocate

Bianca Chapman, JD, US Bank Trust

Steve Curran, Shaker’s Dog Wash and Grooming

Mike Eisenbath, Edward Jones

Deacon Farrelly, Gateway Foundation

Vickey Gonzalez, Retired

Candace Hamell, Clinical Supervisor, BJC Behavioral Health

Sandra Hartge, Bank of America (Retired)

Valerie Jewell, Real Estate Agent

James Jones, VP, Human Resources & Chief Ethics Officer, Emerson Electric Inc.

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

Chris Koester, St. Louis County Police Officer

Janet Paton, Advocate

Anne Pennell, UnitedHealthcare

Brinda Perumal, Graduate Student, Olin School, Washington University

John Priesmeyer, Thrivent Financial

Al Schopp Jr., Supporter

Jenna Suleski, U.S. Probation Officer


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