Board of Directors

Independence Center is governed by a Board of Directors, the members of which are drawn from a diverse cross-section of the community. A seasoned executive staff carries out the day-to-day management. Additional support is also provided by the Board of Visitors – distinguished community leaders interested in the field of mental illness.

Board of Directors

Officers

President

Ian Watkins
Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

Vice President

Margaret S. Schramm
Retired

Secretary

Sara Yang Bosco
Sr. VP, Secretary and General Counsel
Emerson

Treasurer

Matt Doyle
Partner
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

Directors

Brittny Keshia Adams
Member
Independence Center

Chyna Bowen
Regional Director
Network for Teaching
Entrepreneurship

Cassandra Burries
Member
Independence Center

Maggie Friedhoff
Financial Advisor
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, LLC

Carmen Fronczak
Chief Strategy Officer
Friendship Village Senior Services

Kristy Hess
Real Estate Division Manager
Commerce Bank

Jeff Hunter
Sr. Director, Global Real Estate & Facilities
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

Jeff Jensen
Partner
Husch-Blackwell

Fiju Job
Chief Development Officer
Kennelwood Pet Resorts

Dr. Sean Joe
Professor of Social Development
Washington University – Brown School of Social Work

Dr. Kelly Johnson
Medical Director
BJC Behavioral Health

Jay Link
Chief Financial Officer
UniGroup

Lynn Lupo
Member
Independence Center

Kiel Peregrin
Sr. VP – Operations
Bethesda Health Group

Ted Pienkos
VP, Specialty Accounting
Centene Corporation

Dr. Shirley Repta
Director of Inpatient Psychiatry
Barnes Jewish Hospital

Kim Rodriguez
Vice President
Sales Administration and Support
Enterprise Holdings, Inc.

Lt. Jeremy Romo
Lieutenant
St. Louis County Police Department

Danielle Rose
Member
Independence Center

Daniel J. Rothery
President, BJC Home Care & Community Services
BJC HealthCare

Matt Slater
Special Asst. to the General Manager, Player Procurement
St. Louis Cardinals Baseball Club

DeAndra Smith
Member
Independence Center

Lynn Ann Vogel
Partner
Vogel Law Office

Karl Wilson
Mental Health Professional
Retired