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Leadership

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    Kara Siebe

    Kara Siebe, M.A. Ed and MEDL
    WG Thrive Program Director   

     

     

     

     


    Dr. Matt Irvin

    Dr. Matt Irvin
    Principal, Webster Groves High School

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Advisory Board 2021-2022

    • Kara Siebe
    • Matt Fagin
    • Vinisha Clark
    • John Simpson
    • Jeff Binder

    Advisory Board 2020-21

    • Kara Siebe
    • Steve McAlevey *
    • Matt Fagin
    • Vinisha Clark
    • John Simpson
    • Jeff Binder

    *Community Champion

    Professional Mentors:
    An important component of the WG Thrive learning experience is delivered through professional mentors, who are on hand on a weekly basis to lend their expertise and experience to provide guidance, coaching, constructive feedback, as well as assistance with goal setting. The mentor group is comprised of local business professionals and senior executives from all sectors.

     2020-2021 Mentor Team

    • Dave Schroeder- Retired Allegient Bank
    • Melissa McCartie-Managing Partner at Avoca Search
    • Natasha Peebles-VP of Customer Success at Swipesum
    • Laura Burns- Creative Director Design Lab Inc, Co-Founder Girls Will Be
    • Pat Ayres-Moosylvania Technology Specialist
    • Steve McAlevey- Steve McAlevey Business improvement and advisory services
    • Mikel Whittier-Strategist - Justice and Health Equity
    • Kathleen Bibbins-Chief Operating Officer at Nitor Billing Services
    • David Brader- ClarkDale Properties and Elite Special Teams Academy
    • Shea Peffly-Professional EOS Implementer

    2019-2020 Mentor Team:

    • Andre Nelson- Edward Jones
    • Jeff Binder-Managing Director at SLIB: Senior Living Investment Brokerage
    • Lee Moss- Retired Business Owner
    • Brian Corrigan- Corrigan Jones
    • Dave Schroeder- Retired Allegient Bank
    • Kristy Daniels-Jackson- DK Solutions
    • David Brader- ClarkDale Properties and Elite Special Teams Academy
    • Melissa McLain- Realty Net
    • Megan Bittle- CEO & President RSI Kitchen and Baths
    • Laura Burns- Creative Director Design Lab Inc, Co-Founder Girls Will Be
    • Melissa McCartie-Managing Partner at Avoca Search
    • Holland Saltsman- Owner Novel Neighbor
    • Rebecca Ortyl- Executive Director/ Co-Founder Mighty Oaks Foundation
    • Steve McAlevey- Steve McAlevey Business improvement and advisory services

     

    Mr. McAlevey The Advisory Board of WG Thrive announces with sympathy that Mr. Steven McAlevey, WG Thrive Community Champion and Co-Founder, has passed away on July 19, 2021.  The Advisory Board would like to thank the late Mr. McAlevey for his invaluable contribution to the development and support of WG Thrive during his tenure of service and expresses their deepest condolences to his family.