Board & Staff

Board & Staff 2017-08-15T14:06:36+00:00

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

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

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)

David Huhn
Manager, Lucent Technologies, retired
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, West County Assembly of God, Teen Challenge

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

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
Associate, Carmody MacDonald

Senior Staff

Bret Heinrich
President & CEO

Elizabeth Campbell
Chief Financial Officer

Laura Helling
Vice-President &
Director of Development

Steve Long
Director of Hangar Operations

Bernie Schmidt
Director of Human Resources

Angela Walleman
Director of Administration