Announcing the 2024-25 Class of Leadership St. Louis

Becky RasmussenNews

FOCUS St. Louis has selected 60 outstanding individuals from the private, public and nonprofit sectors for the 49th Leadership St. Louis (LSL) class. These participants join a prestigious group of more than 2,700 leaders who have graduated from the LSL program since its inception in 1976. Leadership St. Louis is a highly respected program for experienced leaders who have demonstrated … Read More

Applications Open for FOCUS 2024 Civic Leadership Programs!

Becky RasmussenNews

Are you ready to become a FOCUS-trained leader, or know someone who could benefit one of our civic leadership programs? Participating in a FOCUS program is an investment in yourself, your career, your future and our community. FOCUS graduates consistently describe the experience as transformational: As a result of their FOCUS participation, 98% of graduates reported improved relationship-building skills. 90% enhanced … Read More

Announcing the 2023-24 Class of Leadership St. Louis

Becky RasmussenNews

FOCUS St. Louis has selected 62 outstanding individuals from the private, public and nonprofit sectors for the 48th Leadership St. Louis (LSL) class. These participants join a prestigious group of more than 2,600 leaders who have graduated from the LSL program since its inception in 1976. Leadership St. Louis is a highly respected program for experienced leaders who have demonstrated … Read More

Introducing the 2022-23 Class of Leadership St. Louis

Becky RasmussenNews

FOCUS St. Louis has selected 63 outstanding individuals from the private, public and nonprofit sectors for the 47th Leadership St. Louis (LSL) class. These participants join a prestigious group of more than 2,500 leaders who have graduated from the LSL program since its inception in 1976. Leadership St. Louis is a highly respected program for experienced leaders who have demonstrated … Read More

Introducing the 2021-22 Class of Leadership St. Louis

Becky RasmussenNews

FOCUS St. Louis has selected 71 outstanding individuals from the private, public and nonprofit sectors for the 46th Leadership St. Louis (LSL) class. These participants join a prestigious group of more than 2,500 leaders who have graduated from the LSL program since its inception in 1976. Leadership St. Louis is a highly respected program for experienced leaders who have demonstrated … Read More

FOCUS To Honor Kathy Lambert with Legacy Alumni Award

Becky RasmussenAlumni, News

At the 24th Annual What’s Right with the Region Awards Celebration on May 13, FOCUS St. Louis will honor Leadership St. Louis alum Kathy Lambert, Co-founder of Connections to Success, with its 2021 Legacy Alumni Award. “Each year, more than 300 individuals graduate from our FOCUS programs and take what they’ve learned into their personal, professional and civic leadership roles,” … Read More

Meet the 2020-21 Class of Leadership St. Louis

Becky RasmussenNews

FOCUS St. Louis has selected 58 outstanding individuals from the private, public and nonprofit sectors for the 45th Leadership St. Louis (LSL) class. These participants join a prestigious group of nearly 2,500 leaders who have graduated from the LSL program since its inception in 1976. Leadership St. Louis is a highly respected program for experienced leaders who have demonstrated a … Read More

FOCUS Names Deborah Patterson and Antoinette Carroll as Alumni Award Honorees

Becky RasmussenAlumni, News

At the 23rd Annual What’s Right with the Region Awards Celebration on May 7, FOCUS St. Louis will recognize two alumnae of its civic leadership programs: 2020 FOCUS St. Louis Legacy Alumni Award Deborah Patterson – Leadership St. Louis 1977-78 2020 FOCUS St. Louis Emerging Alumni Award Antionette D. Carroll – Emerging Leaders 2013 “Each year, more than 300 individuals … Read More

Meet the 2019-2020 Class of Leadership St. Louis

Becky RasmussenNews

FOCUS St. Louis has selected 59 outstanding individuals from the private, public and nonprofit sectors for the 44th Leadership St. Louis (LSL) class. These participants join a prestigious group of more than 2,000 leaders who have graduated from the LSL program since its inception in 1976. Leadership St. Louis is a highly respected program for established and emerging leaders who … Read More

Christine Chadwick and Blake Strode Named As Inaugural FOCUS Alumni Award Recipients

Becky RasmussenAlumni, News

At the 22nd Annual What’s Right with the Region Awards, FOCUS will introduce two new awards to honor graduates of FOCUS’ civic leadership programs. 2019 FOCUS St. Louis Alumni Award Christine Chadwick – Coro Women In Leadership 1984 / Leadership St. Louis 1986-87 2019 FOCUS St. Louis Emerging Alumni Award Blake Strode – Youth Leadership St. Louis 2003-04 / Leadership … Read More