November Newsletter | Our Path Forward: Leading Through Transition

Deaconess Community, It is my honor to join Deaconess Foundation as the interim president and chief executive officer. I appreciate the warm and encouraging welcome messages. During this period of transition, I will support the Foundation’s Board and Executive Search Committee and guide the remarkable staff as we press forward with clear vision and strategy to advance child well-being. Last …

A Message of Gratitude

Deaconess Community, In the final days of any worthwhile effort one is given to reflection. The challenge of working toward a mission, purpose or goal as significant and enduring as child well-being, is that there is always unfinished business. Successes and failures battle for space in the mind. Emotions ebb and flow, especially in times of transition and trial. This …

Rev. Dr. Starsky Wilson

You’re Invited: Community Farewell for Rev. Dr. Starsky Wilson

Deaconess Friends & Partners, For the last nine years, Rev. Dr. Starsky Wilson has served the St. Louis region and its children as the president and chief executive of Deaconess Foundation. In a few short weeks, Starsky will depart Deaconess Foundation to lead the nation’s strongest, most effective voice for children, the Children’s Defense Fund. We are deeply appreciative of …

A headshot of Ms. Cheryl D.S. Walker, Esq., in a grey blazer and glasses, smiling.

Our Path Forward: Welcome Our Interim President & CEO | October 2020 Newsletter

Deaconess Community, On Tuesday, October 6, Deaconess Foundation’s board of trustees approved the engagement of community leader, Cheryl D.S. Walker, Esq., as our Interim President & CEO. Walker is no stranger to this organization or community. She was a Deaconess trustee from 2011 through 2017 and chaired the board from 2015 through 2017. Cheryl was also the founding president of …

Deaconess Foundation Publishes Power Moves Assessment Recommendations

  Click here to read our Power Moves Assessment Recommendations Click here to subscribe to Deaconess Foundation’s mailing list for eAlerts and our monthly eNewsletter Watch: Deaconess Foundation hosted a livestream to discuss and release our Power Moves Assessment Results.