Board of Directors

We are privileged to have leadership that includes experts in the fields of real estate, property management, architecture, finance, law, non-profit leadership, intellectual/developmental disabilities and more. As our organization (and the challenges of the community we serve) grows, we welcome new members. If you are interested in joining our Board of Directors, please contact Executive Director, Mike Rea at 314.567.1522 ext. 207 or e-mail mrea@rbvstl.org.

President
Jake McDonald

Director of Asset Management,
CRG Real Estate
Board member since 2012

Vice President
Marcus Adrian

Principal,
Mackey Mitchell Architects
Board member since 2012

Vice President
Jessica Erfling

CEO,
Covenant House Missouri
Board member since 2015

Vice President
Kevin Gunn

Principal,
Paladin Energy Strategies
Board member since 2017

Vice President
Jeff Wojciechowski

Senior V.P.,
Cushman & Wakefield
Board member since 2009

Treasurer/Finance Committee Chair
Joan Perry

Senior V.P.,
Central Bank of St. Louis
Board member since 2004

Secretary
Julie Devine

Lashly & Baer,
P.C.
Board member since 2016

Immediate Past President
Scott Welz

Director of Parish Services, Archdiocese of St. Louis
Board member since 2008

Board Member
Cathy Ash

Director of Web Delivery, Emerson
Board member since 2014

Board Member
Chris Barbour

Director of Sales,
TGC Services
Board member since 2017

Board Member
A. Van L. Brokaw

Consultant and Faculty Advisor
Board member since 1995

Board Member
Beth Bushke

V.P. of Software Engineering, MasterCard International
Board member since 2000

Board Member
Eileen Cole

Attorney,
Elder & Estate Planning Law Firm
Board member since 2009

Board Member
James Fogle

Partner,
Thompson Coburn
Board member since 2004

Board Member
Denny Hayden

Vice President,
DH Custom Homes
Board member since 2017

Board Member
Ed Hennessy

Community Leader
Board member since 2011

Board Member
Merrilee Hertlein

Principal,
Mackey Mitchell Architects
Board member since 2014

Board Member
Richard "Wes" Mellow, IV

Senior Product Specialist, Edward Jones
Board member since 2018

Board Member
Ken Morris

Corporate Compliance Project Manager,
US Bank
Board member since 2016

Board Member
Lindsey Niemeier

Assistant V.P.,
Aon
Board member since 2016

Board Member
Alana Pease

Professional Coach, Headstrong Leader, LLC
Board member since 2018

Board Member
Matthew Thayer

Director, Corporate Modeling, Financial Forecast – Ameren
Board member since 2007

Board Member
Nancy Parker Tice

Nonprofit Advisor
Board member since 1995

Board Member
Ramona Tumblin-Rucker

Project Manager,
BJC Healthcare
Board member since 2015

Board Member
Thomas K. Vandiver

Partner,
Dentons
Board member since 1996

Board Member
Brenda Weber

Ameren;
Assistant Treasurer & Director, Corporate Finance
Board Member since 2019

Board Member
Frank Wilson

President,
BFW Contractors
Board member since 2013

Board Member
Mark Yaeger

Program Director,
World Wide Technology / Telcobuy
Board member since 2018

Emeritus Board
Sheldon Baron    Myron Bernard    Robert Rives    Lou Ellen Ruocco    Norman Tice    Jerry Zafft

Our Staff

Our team proudly purchases, modifies, and maintains affordable neighborhood homes for adults with I/DD. We fundraise to cover operational and expansion expenses. Rainbow Village partners with 19 top local direct service agencies who provide our residents’ personal care, while we meet the foundational need of the residence itself.
Management Team:
  • Michael Rea, Executive Director
  • Noel Bader, Director of Operations
  • Joelle Fousé, Director of Finance & Human Resources
  • Joanna Jones-Raymond, Director of Development
Development, Marketing and Communications
  • Tamara Blanke, Marketing & Communications Manager
  • Abby Kim, Donor Relations Manager
Finance:
  • Bethany Miller, Senior Accountant
  • Mary Webster, Accounting Clerk
Operations:
  • Laura Augustine, Housing Compliance Manager
  • Dennis Yarbrough, Property Manager
  • Christy Wood, Assistant Property Manager/ Office Manager
Maintenance Specialists
  • Kelven Cole
  • Daniel Machold
  • Jason Muschany
  • Tyrone Parker
  • Chris Parko