Board of Directors

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  • Aleeza Granote, MSW, LCSW Founder (Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center)
  • Amanda Benedick, Graphic Designer (River City Casino & Lumiere Place Casino)
  • Elizabeth Baiocchi, MSW (VA)
  • Ellie Elster, MSW, Vice President
  • Jessica Rau, MSW (Continuum)
  • Jamie Sherman, (SSM Health Care)
  • Kathy Sherwood, RN (St. Mary's Hospital)
  • Matthew Stump, RN, BSN (Barnes Jewish Hospital)
  • Natalie Lanning, MSW, LCSW (Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center)
  • Nicole Bruenning, BSW (Saint Louis University)
  • Soo Yeon Han, MSW, Communications Director (Mayo Clinic)
  • Tiffany Knebel, MSW (Bethesda Dilworth)


*In memory of Carol Blankenship who provided guidance and leadership on our board.