They say it takes a village, so here are the people that we trust in ours.
Dr. Kendra Holmes, native of St. Louis and graduate of the St. Louis College of Pharmacy is the true definition of a woman on the move. As Vice President/Chief Operating Officer for Affinia Healthcare, Dr. Holmes has shown herself approved as someone who is willing to work for the next level. With awards that stretch for miles we are excited to call Dr. Kendra Holmes a champion for this house.
L. Harmon, Esq.
Steven L. Harmon, Esq.
Attorney Steven L. Harmon, Esq. is a man of honor and knowledge. He currently serves as the Director of Safety & Security for the Normandy Schools Collaborative District, but his journey to this level in his career came with some hard work. Harmon has served as a Prosecuting Attorney, Missouri Supreme Court Discipline Committee Member, President-Elect of the Mound City Bar Association and many more. We are proud that Attorney Steven L. Harmon, Esq. has agreed to be a champion for the 24:1.
People across the world find joy in self expression, but artist and musician Brock Seals has found more than joy. He has found himself navigating art communities across the nation sharing his self expression at fair and galleries alike. Even though he is always making moves, we are just thankful that he has come on board as a champion for the 24:1.
Former North County Police Cooperative Captain Clay Farmer is a true community hero. Having served over 20 years in the law enforcement industry Clay is still as active within the community as he was before retirement and we are excited to have him a part of our family.
Dr. Charles Pearson currently serves as Superintendent of Schools at Normandy Schools Collaborative. He has an educational career that spans 35 years of engagement in urban education and hosts a diverse portfolio of where that time has been spent. We are happy to call Dr. Pearson a Champion for the 24:1 Family.
Music and love define the artistry of singer, songwriter and dedicated community activist Brian Owens. As a community advocate, Owens is the founder and Executive Director of L.I.F.E. Arts Inc (Leadership, Innovation, Faith and Entrepreneurship), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides artistic resources, opportunities, mentoring and positive experiences to help students in under served communities throughout Ferguson and the St. Louis metropolitan area to access consistent and localized programs, experiences and infrastructure. We are proud to call Brian a 24:1 Champion.
When it comes to keeping the 24:1 community beautiful, you can count on Doug Seely to be a part of the conversation. As a Beyond Housing employee and community advocate, Doug has led the charge as a certified arborist in the forestry department. We are happy to call Doug a 24:1 Champion.
For nearly half of a decade, Sharifah Williams has served the Normandy Schools Collaborative as the Public Relations/Communications Specialists. In her career as a professional, she has had the good fortune of making what seems extremely difficult, possible. With her ‘Make it Happen’ mentality we are excited to watch her magic shine as she joins the 24:1 Family of Champions.
Since 1993 Chris Krehmeyer has served the 24:1 Community as the President/CEO of Beyond Housing, but it doesn’t stop there. Chris has built genuine relationships with the members at gatekeepers of the 24:1 so it was only right that we name him a 24:1 Champion. We are excited to see the energy that Chris brings to this side of the Family.
Jackie Buck Horton
Jackie Buck Horton currently serves as the Vice President Community Development Specialist/CRA at Sterling Bank. As an advocate for small businesses, microenterprises, nonprofit organization and affordable housing we know that the wealth of her knowledge will be something that takes the 24:1 Community to new heights. We are excited to welcome Jackie to the Club of Champions for the 24:1.