Board of Trustees

Webster University Board of Trustees 2024-2025

Sumit Verma
Chair of the Board
Senior Vice President, Global Strategic Manufacturing
Iovance Biotherapeutics

Julian Z. Schuster

Bill Donovan

Marvin Anderson
Senior Vice President
Bank of America Private Bank

Susan (Gay) Burns (Vice Chair), MBA '94
Human Capital Consultant
Retired Executive Vice President,
Chief Human Resources Officer
Reinsurance Group of America, Inc.

Mike Claiborne
Broadcaster, St. Louis Cardinals
NewsRadio 1120 KMOX

Alicia F. Elsner
President and General Manager
KSDK-TV Five on Your Side

Dr. William (Bill) Fogarty
Internal Medicine and Endocrinology (retired)

Jovita Foster (Vice Chair)
Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
Drury Hotels Company, LLC

Michael J. Girsch
Vice President, General Manager
St. Louis Cardinals

Kristin M. Johnson, MA '01
Principal, Chief Transformation Officer
Edward Jones

Lisa Melandri
Executive Director
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis

Alan (Al) Elliott Merschen
Managing Partner
Myriad Marketing

ohn Nickel, BA '75
Co-Owner and Co-Chairman

Jennifer Ozimkiewicz
Senior Vice President and Head of Global Corn and Soybean Crop Business
Bayer, Crop Science Division

Kathleen (Kathy) O'Neill
First Vice President and Chief Operating Officer 
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

David P. Weiss
Jenkins & Kling P.C. 

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