Board of Directors

Renowned Civic and Corporate Leaders

The Variety Board of Directors boasts some of the most renowned civic and corporate leaders in the St. Louis area.

Larry Otto Chairman
U.S. Bank St Louis Market President


Board of Directors  
Larry Otto President
Steve Crimmins Vice President
Marilyn Fox Vice President
Thelma Steward Vice President
Steve Gross Secretary
Leslie Wilson Treasurer
Warner Baxter Member
Amy Best Member
Joe Castellano Member
Laura Ellenhorn Member
Ian Caso Member
Don Ferguson Member
Sean Fleming Member
Mary Kaye Fort Member
Cheri Fromm Member
Ray Gruender Member
David Hogan Member
J. Christopher Kerckhoff, Jr Member
Lee Kling Member
Nancy Kranzberg Member
Davida Lichtenstein Member
Mike Lefton Member
Danny Ludeman Member
Erin Warner Prange Member
Robert O'Loughlin Member
Terri Owen Member  
Lucia Rosenbloom Member
Bevis Schock Member
Paul Shaughnessy Member
Kimberly Springer Member
Michael Staenberg Member
David Steward Chairman Emeritus

Life Members: Honorary members elected by a majority vote of the board. Life members may attend board meetings and serve on committees, but may not serve as officers. They do not have voting privileges.

  • Kimmy Brauer
  • Jim Byrnes
  • Nancy Diemer
  • Cliff Eason
  • Marge Imo
  • Mark Koritz
  • Chip Rosenbloom
  • Ozzie Smith

Each officer will hold his/her office until a successor is elected or until resignation or removal. Any number of offices may be held by the same person except those of president and secretary. Only members of the board may be chosen as officers. Assistant secretary and assistant treasurer may also be elected by the board of directors. Officers' terms are for three years. Vacancies in any office will be filled by the board for the remainder of the term. Any officer may be removed by the board when it serves the best interest of Variety.