Staff and Board


Courtney Berg
Executive Director

Courtney Berg, Executive Director, joined Girls on the Run St. Louis in October of 2011.

Annie O'Brien
Operations Director

Annie O'Brien, Operations Director, joined the Girls on the Run St. Louis team in July 2017.

Lisa Mulligan
Program Director

Lisa Mulligan, Program Director, joined the Girls on the Run St Louis staff in December, 2016. Lisa grew up in St. Louis and then went to the University of Dayton for her undergraduate degree in Psychology (minors in Social Work and Spanish). She went on to ...

Bailey Blake
Program Coordinator

Bailey Eversole Blake, Program Coordinator, joined the GOTR-STL team in March 2014. Bailey graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2013 (Go Tigers!) with a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology.

Claire Brown
Program Coordinator

Claire Brown, Program Coordinator, joined the GOTR-STL team in June 2015. Originally from Central Illinois, Claire started running cross country and track in middle school and upon graduating high school, signed to run cross country and track for Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Liz Merganthaler
Program Coordinator

Liz Merganthaler, Program Coordinator, joined Girls on the Run St Louis in August, 2017.

Vikki Sanders
Development Coordinator

Vikki Sanders, Development Coordinator, joined Girls on the Run St Louis in October, 2016.

Sam Rhoades
Office Administrator

Sam Rhoades, Office Administrator, returned to the GOTR team as part of our operations team in July, 2013. Serving as the first point of contact to GOTR-STL and providing support in key projects throughout the season, she brings a wealth of experience, knowledge and enthusiasm for the program.

Leticia Brock
Operations Coordinator

Leticia Brock, Operations Coordinator, joined Girls on the Run St Louis in November, 2017. Leticia has her MBA from Maryville University and recently returned to St. Louis from Tennessee...


Michelle Brady, CPA – Board Chair
Executive Director, Transaction Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP

David Pokorny - Board Vice Chair
Senior Director Marketing, Fox Sports Midwest

Melissa Yost, CPA – Board Treasurer
Chief Administrative Officer, Argos Family Office, LLC

Emily Rothschild – Board Secretary
Manager, Athleta

Kimberly Berry 
Educator, Bermuda Elementary, Ferguson-Florissant School District 

Jill Coates
Controller, Apex Oil

Lilian Davis
Associate Attorney, Polsinelli, PC

Mondonna Ghasedi
Associate Circuit Judge, 21st Judicial Circuit of St. Louis County 

Sarah Green
Corporate Marketing Manager, Clayco

Robert Harrison
Chairman of the Board & President, The Daniel and Henry Company 

Sue Harrison
Community Volunteer

Steffani Lautenschlager
Chief Development Officer, City Academy

Aimee McDaniel, CPA
Audit Senior Manager, St. Louis Audit, Deloitte & Touche, LLP

Rikki Takeyama
Director of Strategic Engagement, St Louis Regional Health Commission

Advisory Board

Lindsay Bush
Amy Koman
Katie Lerwick
Ronna Pohlman
Carrie Polk
Jill Silverstein
Kristie Skor
Jill Indovino – Council Founder