Communication Spotlight

  • Abbey Johnson

    July 16, 2019

    Abbey Johnson is the youngest of three girls in her family. She lives and works in St. Louis, but also works throughout Canada. As of this year, she has been to every province in Canada except Quebec (speaking French would have helped with that). When she is not working, which is rare, she likes to … Read More

  • Kayla Tigges

    July 9, 2019

    Kayla Tigges is a data junkie. She currently works for DST Systems as a Solutions Consultant where she spends her days trying to figure out “how in the world will I ever graph that?” Kayla is an avid traveler and is currently planning a trip to Sonoma CA. In her free time she coaches for … Read More

  • Dan and Meaghan (Larson) Rettke

    July 1, 2019

    Dan Rettke is an active member of Webster Hills United Methodist Church and serves on the Missouri Bankers Association Young Bankers Leadership Board.  He is an active member of the Union Kiwanis Club and serves as the Golf Tournament Committee Chair.  He was a finalist for Missouri Young Bankers Leadership Award in 2016 and won … Read More

  • Casey Wright

    June 18, 2019

    Casey Wright is a middle school math teacher in Kansas City, MO. She is a Teach for America alum, and is currently finishing her 3rd year teaching. She is a volleyball and soccer coach at the Kauffman School in Kansas City. In her free time, Casey enjoys hiking, playing with her dog Quinn, and travelling … Read More

  • Michelle Vincent

    June 11, 2019

    Michelle is a writer and project manager. She currently works as an Associate Project Manager for Express Scripts and writes for pop culture/feminist website Femestella Media. Michelle is an avid traveler and is planning her fourth trip to Europe later this year. In her free time, she enjoys reading, volunteering with the United Way’s Read … Read More

  • Rachel Stirling

    June 4, 2019

    Rachel Stirling is working in Commercial Real Estate for Cushman and Wakefield on new locations and special projects for her client. In her role she handles site selection, lease negotiations, and project and construction management for the client.  Prior to this role Rachel worked in human resources for three years. Rachel currently resides in St. … Read More

  • Aaron Tjarks

    May 28, 2019

    Aaron Tjarks is in his fifth year selling medical devices as a Senior Account Manager with Medtronic. Aaron and his wife Jessyca welcomed a daughter, Ruby Kay, in September 2018. They reside in Ankeny, IA with their dog Rogue. In his limited free time, Aaron enjoys Crossfit, volunteer coaching high school football, golf, travel, and … Read More

  • Amanda Meinert

    May 21, 2019

    With an extensive background in marketing automation, Amanda is passionate about new technologies and creating customer advocates. Driving customers to participate in customer stories, online reviews, referrals, and marketing programs are her favorite parts of the customer marketing role. When not doing advocate related things, you can find her playing with her dogs, Cooper and … Read More

  • Abigayle Richardson

    May 14, 2019

    Abigayle is a motivated business owner who specializes in catastrophe insurance claims.  Though she currently resides in Wichita, KS, she travels all over the country, with her four-pound sidekick/dog Baxter, helping people through the property insurance process after many types of natural disasters including wind, hail, fires, and hurricanes. In her free time, she enjoys … Read More

  • Kai Gansner

    May 7, 2019

    Kai Gansner is a husband, brother, son, uncle, cousin, and friend who is working towards opening a brewstillery in St. Louis, MO.  After starting his career in the non-profit sector, he is venturing out on his own with the hopes of providing the community with a place to celebrate life.  He is an avid hiker/backpacker, … Read More