Cassie has her Associates degree in accounting from Hickey School, a B.S. in business administration and M.S. in accounting from Fontbonne University. She is a perservant runner who has become co-ambassador of Black Girls Run! St. Louis. She is dedicated (or crazy enough) to have completed a 10k on a cane.
Merellyn has a B.S. in Business Administration and M.B.A. in Business Administration with an emphasis on HR Management. Merellyn is a returning M:STL employee who is excited about being back home. She looks forward to continuing to encourage people to strive to be the best they can be, no matter the challenge.
Jerry is a proud graduate of the Winter 2018 JLT class. After interning here at M:STL, he was hired shortly thereafter. He hopes to pursue an education in electrical engineering. He looks forward to "paying it forward" by helping others change their lives as this organization has done for him.
Caroline is a senior at SLU studying Political Science and American Studies. Next year, she plans on completing a year of service before attending law school and ultimately pursuing a career in immigration law. When not answering the phones at Mission: St. Louis, she is usually reading, watching movies or trying new foods.
Student Relations Coordinator
Evelio is a native of St. Louis. Since he was 12, he's always heard the mantra, 'Men for Others'. He feels as if Mission St. Louis gives him the opportunity to fully embrace that, and is excited to hopefully be an agent of change, and be a positive influence on the city. He is an avid sports fan, and an aficionado of film and tv.
Beyond Jobs Operations Manager
Cami received her bachelor's degree in economics from Saint Louis University. After living in California for a year, she made her way back to St. Louis to be a part of the amazing Beyond Jobs team. When not at Mission: St. Louis you can find Cami reading, writing letters, trying out new coffee shops or hiking.
Danielle graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a Bachelor's in History and Psychology and a Master's in Political Science. After 8 years of teaching high school social studies, Danielle is eager to learn about and be a part of Mission: St. Louis. You can find Danielle partaking in the different cultural and community events around St. Louis or anywhere outside-from a patio to a hiking trail.
Revive Assistant Manager
Born and raised in St. Louis city, Sears is a loud and proud advocate for city living. She enjoys the eclectic neighborhoods, people and businesses, especially the variety of local tasty eateries. She's spent her career in fashion, with a particular passion for resale. By thrifting and up-cycling, she believes anyone can express themselves artistically with their clothing choices or home decor.
SJ (Shamara) received her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from UMSL and her master’s degree in justice administration from Lindenwood University. She enjoys DIY home projects, cooking and being a “mom-a-ger” to her son and her son’s basketball, football and wrestling teams.
Beyond School Coordinator-St. Louis College Prep
Rebekah is a native St. Louisian with a Bachelors Degree in Communication Arts from Hannibal LaGrange University. She enjoys traveling and the outdoors, but knows there is nothing better than cuddling with her fur-baby, Suki, while binge watching Netflix and eating take out Chinese food.
Lesley has a Bachelor's of Elementary Education from SLU-Carbondale and a Master's of Education from Union University. Lesley is a former teacher from Chicago by way of Memphis. She’s a mother of four, and loves traveling. She’s looking forward to being a Success Coach!
Success Coach ACM - SLLIS
Danielle is a recent graduate of Western Kentucky University where she studied Chemistry. At Beyond School, she wants to use her background to encourage students to have a positive attitude towards education and life. Following, she hopes to be a Peace Corp volunteer to reach more children and communities. Outside of serving others, Danielle loves to make music and perform.
MSW Practicum Student - St. Louis College Prep
Trinity has a Bachelor’s in Social work from Southwest Baptist University. Trinity typically puts up her Christmas tree as early as October 1st, she loves planning vacations and road trips. Her favorite day would be spent wandering the St. Louis Art Museum or getting queso with friends.
Tori is currently attending Harris-Stowe + is majoring in Criminal Justice. Tori is currently a junior at Harris-Stowe State University. She enjoys playing sports + hanging out with friends. Her favorite things include: Jesus, Basketball, This is Us + buying shoes all the time.
Morgan has a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and a Master’s in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville. Morgan is taking this year to apply to schools for her PhD and eventually wants to teach full time at a University. She enjoys being active in church, hiking, board games and learning.
Marquise has a Bachelor’s in English Literature + Cultural Studies from Kalamazoo College and a Master’s in Educational Leadership + Policy Analysis from the University of Missouri. Marquise loves comics, mythology + oral storytelling traditions. He plans to pursue a PhD in English with the intent of exploring how storytelling cultures of marginalized communities can be utilized for empowering underserved students. He also enjoys hiking, rock climbing, parkour + weightlifting.
Nikki graduated from the University of Dayton with a Bachelor’s in Communication and English. She loves mornings with coffee, being a part of the Journey Tower Grove, listening to good stories, and is passionate about the cheese puffs at Russell’s on Macklind.
Anna received her Bachelor's of Arts in International Politics and Religion from Drury University in Springfield, MO. She is currently working on a Master's in Social Work at Washington University. Anna enjoys running with her dog, gardening and canoeing rivers around St. Louis.
Todd came to St. Louis 20 years ago from the Northwest suburbs of Chicago. Upon arriving in the Lou, he entered the skilled trades as a carpenter apprentice building custom homes. A few years after obtaining his journey level status, Todd started his own general contracting business specializing in home remodeling and repair. In his spare time, Todd enjoys spending time with his family, watching a ball game, and coaching his son’s baseball and soccer teams.
Teresita has a B.A. in Biology from Drake University. She enjoys gardening, traveling and learning Spanish. She hopes to travel to Spain or Latin America and fully submerge herself in the culture. She is also a national wellness consultant that specializes in traditional remedies and reiki.