St. Louis

In 2004, inspired by her humanitarian work in Haiti and a personal connection to the life-saving medical care provided by the St. Louis community to her own son, Kate Corbett founded Healing the Children Missouri (HTCMO) in St. Louis. This initiative merged with the International Hospital for Children in 2011 to become World Pediatric Project, thus establishing our St. Louis office. This location has become crucial to World Pediatrics, benefiting from strong local support, partnerships with medical professionals, and the community. St. Louis annually welcomes multiple children for specialized medical treatments. Beyond patient care, the city is host to key fundraising and awareness events, including Treasures in Paradise, Rock N Heal, and Golf For the Kids, a vital role in supporting our mission. Our St. Louis office is a strategic and valuable asset in our efforts to provide critical healthcare to children worldwide.

St. Louis Board

Chuck Goldfarb, MD, Washington University School of Medicine

Vice Chair
Mary Pat Brown, Edward Jones


Jeff Bauer, Self-Employed

Tom Chiapelas, Institutional Fixed

Rosie Ford, Washington University School of Medicine

Phil Fusz, Drivecentric

Mike Garner, Elevar Consulting

Dan Guirl, GAT Systems

Chad Holloway, Global Health Solutions

Ed Holt, Edward Jones

Julie Keeley


Rusty Keeley, Keeley Companies

Jenn McKean, BSN, St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Isabella Pina, Inspired Solutions, Inc.

Brad Powell, Orthopediatrics

Todd Purdy, Edward Jones

Kent Skornia, Kriology

Matt Stack, Russell Co – St. Louis

Amy Wellen, CRNA, Frotenac Anesthesia

Founding Advisory Members:

Bob Corbett
A.J. Chivetta
Jorge del Cid
Andy Youkilis, MD

St. Louis Emerging Leaders


Jay Travis, Newmark Zimmer

Ryan Allen, Decide Technologies

Hugo Cedano Jimenez, Edgewell Personal Care

Adam Clark, AdvicePeriod

Emily Clark, Slalom

Ryan Brandt, St. Louis Trust

Corey Briggs, Plaza Advisors

Drew Croghan, Compass Group Equity Partners

Dan Doherty, Brentwood Family Dentistry

Jon Drewett

Ryan Farrar, Clear to Launch

Nelson Grumney, U.S. Capital Development

Andrew Grumney, Central Bank

Arthur Hailand, Geyer Dental

Jordan Hart, Modern Business Interiors



Alex Haas, Wiese USA

Dominic Hewitt, Curo Group

Chris Hiemenez, Compass Electrical Solutions

James Kelley, Simmons Bank

Katie Kruse, Rawlings Sporting Goods Co.

Mike Leritz, WCM Investment Management

Liza Mannion, Cushman & Wakefield

Emily McCartney, McCartney Wealth Management

Stella Moyer, The Wolf Cafe

AJ Otto, Otto Orthodontics

Geoff Phillips, Busey Bank

Will Rowe, Stifel

Abby Stapf, Cushman & Wakefield

Dan Tlapek, Gateway Fiber

Paul Tyschen, Tiber Health

Andrew Walther, LoanNEX

St. Louis Events


1325 N. Warson Rd
St. Louis, MO 63132
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