Board of Directors

Steven H. Akre
Chairman of the Board, Wings of Hope

Travis Brown
Partner, Pelopidas, LLC
Civic Volunteer

Steven Busch
Chairman, President, Krey Distributing Co.
Civic Volunteer

Louis G. Chiodini
Principal, Chiodini Associates
Civic Volunteer

Cameron Conway
Vice President, General Manager of Sales Effectiveness Solutions, Maritz Motivation Solutions

Roger Debenport
Deputy Chair, Wings of Hope
Founder & President, MasterPac Corp., retired
Civic Volunteer

Kelli Fabick
Product Support Pricing Analyst, John Fabick Tractor Company

A.C. “Butch” Giessman
CEO & Founder, AVMATS
Parks College of St. Louis University, U.S. Bank, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Professional Aviation
Maintenance Assoc. (PAMA)

Samuel C. Hutchinson
CEO & Owner, Interface Construction Corporation

Donald T. Kukla
Partner, Moneta Group

Fred Meyland-Smith
Managing Partner, Executive Workforce Consultants
Ralston Purina, retired
Alderman, City of Town and Country; President, Colgate University Alumni Club

James D. Moffat
National Product Specialist, Marketing, Graybar, Inc., retired
Civic Volunteer

Shelley Perulfi
Executive Director, The Heart Center at Washington University & St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Richard Vincent Ropp, III
President, Jet Linx

Lucia Rosenbloom
Owner, Partner, Chair of Community Outreach, Los Angeles Rams
Board Member, Variety the Children’s Charity of St. Louis

Michael J. Ross
Chairman, Jefferson Bank & Trust
Board Member, Christian Brothers College High School

John Schmidt
Volunteer and Former CFO, Wings of Hope
Program Manager Information Systems, McDonnell Douglas, retired
Civic Volunteer

Patrick T. Wittenbrink
Principal, Carmody MacDonald

Senior Staff

Bret Heinrich
President & CEO

Elizabeth Campbell
Chief Financial Officer

Laura Helling
Vice-President &
Director of Development

Dan Lorenz
Director of Hangar Operations

Bernie Schmidt
Director of Volunteer Fulfillment

Angela Walleman
Director of Administration &
Director of Human Resources

Jessica Watson, Ph.D
Director of Programs