Advisory Board: Joy Miltenberger
Joy Miltenberger is the President of LaFrance Manufacturing Company, a women-owned corporation in Maryland Heights, Missouri. LaFrance manufactures lubricants and coatings for metal casting operations, with an emphasis on specialty products for the die casting industry. A graduate of Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky with a degree in liberal arts, she chose to return to school to further her education after several years in the business world. Webster University's advanced degree program offered challenging courses as well as convenient hours for her at that time as a single mother and full time employee. A Master of Arts degree with a concentration in marketing from Webster has served her well in her current position. She has served on the board as Vice-President of the Alliance Française de Saint Louis and was a board member of Saint Louis-Lyon Sister Cities. She currently is an officer and member of the board of two additional St. Louis based companies as well as a member of the North American Die Casting Association.