Mona, the President of GO! St. Louis, was the very first person hired by our founder, Nancy Lieberman. She is our fearless leader and token early bird (and we mean early). Starting out as an intern while an undergraduate at Washington University, Mona has worked in almost every capacity for the organization. She took a short break from GO! St. Louis to travel with her husband, Drew and work as a Childcare & Program Director for two YMCAs doing youth program management and development. Since returning to the Lou, Mona has been the organizational and logistical mastermind behind the youth programs, volunteer program, health and fitness expo and many other race day operations. The only thing Mona appreciates more than a good cup of coffee is a good cup of coffee from a local coffee shop. Mona can often be found running the streets of St. Louis, local trails or after her three children, Cecelia, Samuel and Patrick.
E-mail Mona at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Operations
Our nonprofit veteran and event planning guru, Alison manages the race registration and event operations. While she is a nonprofit pro Alison is new to the world of running. But after lacing up her shoes and hitting the pavement for the first time she was hooked. Before coming to GO! St. Louis, Alison worked for numerous charitable organizations both in and out of St. Louis with roles in planning and implementation of large-scale fundraising events and programs. Alison has a Friends quote and a pair Toms for every situation. Alison and her husband Brett are kept very busy with their young children, Jack and Evie.
E-mail Alison at: email@example.com
Marketing & Development Manager
Frank, our in-house wordsmith and social media jockey, took the helm of GO! St. Louis’ marketing, advertising and communications efforts at the start of 2016. Frank landed in St. Louis after living and working in Illinois and Washington, D.C. Frank has spent time working at advertising and public affairs agencies, a media relations office and nonprofits. He also had a four-year stint as an EMT. While Frank has been an avid runner since middle school, his passion for health and fitness does not end there, he loves a good hike, swim or walk and is always willing to try a new workout. He lives to challenge himself and just have fun with fitness. In his spare time Frank can be found hunting for the best hamburger in St. Louis, watching West Wing reruns, or tackling a home improvement DIY project.
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Operations & Youth Programs Manager
Kristin, our newest staff member, manages the GO! St. Louis Youth Programs and keeps the office in order. While the non-profit world is new to Kristin, GO! St. Louis is not. Kristin spent several years as a dedicated volunteer (and runner) at many events before she took on this role. She’s been running since 2010 after a visit to the GO! Expo and you can now find her running all over town most likely in a sparkle skirt as she has one in every color! When she’s not running, Kristin enjoys binge watching shows on Netflix – especially old episodes of Friends and Parks and Recreation.
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Art & Media Manager
Karen, the artist behind the look of GO! St. Louis has been with the organization for over half a decade. Before coming to GO! St. Louis she worked as a freelance designer for a variety of businesses and organizations. As a certified yoga instructor Karen helps to keep the office centered and limber. Karen resides in St. Louis with her husband Ray and her daughters, Grace and Sylvia.
Every team has to have a jack of all trades, right? Well, Karen fits that description perfectly! With 35 years of work at the United States Postal Service and armed with a bachelor’s degree in history and business management, Karen is ready to tackle any task. Karen spends most of her time at GO! St. Louis coordinating the Health and Fitness Expo and keeping the office running on time. Karen also is the proud mother of Parker, the official GO! St. Louis office therapy kitten.
Nancy is the founder of GO! St. Louis, which began in 2000. In her 16 years leading the organization, she grew the nonprofit from a single marathon weekend to an organization that is a year-round community wellness leader. Nancy has created innovative programs and events that have received national acclaim while inspiring thousands of people to get fit. Programs such as GO! St. Louis Read, Right & Run Marathon®, Middle School Milers and Students on the GO! continue to support the organization’s overall mission.