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New Board Members Appointed

Fontbonne University welcomes five new members to the board of trustees.

Nancy B. Georgen is a principal at Moneta Group LLC and a co-founder of Retirement Plan Services LLC. She began her career with Moneta Group in 1972 and is a Fontbonne alumna as well as a previous member of the Fontbonne University Council of Regents. Georgen contributes to the St. Louis community through her current work as a board member for Non Profit Services Center, a current member of the COCA Investment & Endowment committee and a past board chair of Crossroads College Preparatory School.

Dennis G. Gipson is the president and CEO of Hussmann Corp. He is actively involved in the St. Louis community, serving on the boards of Boy Scouts of America – Greater St. Louis Area Council and Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis Inc., as well as the board of governors for SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center Foundation.

Douglas Koch is the senior vice president and chief talent and strategy officer at Brown Shoe Co. Inc. and has more than three decades of experience in human resources and operations. Koch serves on the executive board of the St. Louis Regional Chamber of Commerce, chairs the Regional Chambers Talent Council and is the former chair of St. Louis Business Diversity Initiative. He is a member of the advisory boards for the University of Florida David F. Miller Center for Retailing Education and Research and the Washington University McDonnell International Scholars Academy.

Michael McMillan is the president and CEO of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, an organization he joined at the age of 16. Previously the license collector for the city of St. Louis, he is an advocate for education and has created endowed scholarships and internship opportunities for high achieving, disadvantaged students at five colleges and universities. He has received numerous awards and accolades for his work in the community.

Chip Walker is the managing director for the Private Client Group of Wells Fargo Advisors LLC in St. Louis. With more than 20 years of experience in finance, he is a leader in new business development, project management, program launches, sales management recruiting and training initiatives.

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