TTEF TEAM

Our Team

Sharon Gerken

Executive Director

One word to describe the Foundation? Life-changing

What is the most gratifying part of your job? Giving parents a choice in where their child attend school.

Where did you go to High School? Incarnate Word Academy

John Saunders, Jr.

Director of Development and Alumni Relations - Cardinal Ritter College Preparatory High School

One word to describe the Foundation? Empowering

What is the most gratifying part of your job? Making a positive impact on the lives of young people.

Where did you go to High School? Charles Sumner High School

Toni Ponder

Director of Development – Archdiocesan Elementary Schools

One word to describe the Foundation? Impactful

What is the most gratifying part of your job? Working with the school leadership to accomplish their academic and programming goals that ultimately serve our students well.

Where did you go to High School? Rosati-Kain High School

Laura George

Director of Scholarships – TTEF

One word to describe the Foundation? Scholarships

What is the most gratifying part of your job? I enjoy working with the families, offering them a chance for a better education.

Where did you go to High School? Villa Duchesne

Lauren Young

Director of Scholarships – RCF

One word to describe the Foundation? Life-changing

What is the most gratifying part of your job? Speaking with each family that calls and helping in any way we can!

Where did you go to High School? Saint Ursula Academy (An Ursuline school in Cincinnati, Ohio)

Kate Sandroni

Program Assistant

One word to describe the Foundation? Support

What is the most gratifying part of your job? Being able to interact with parents and students to see the real difference the scholarship is making in their lives.

Where did you go to High School? Visitation Academy

Teresa Martinez

Communications & Development Officer

One word to describe the Foundation? Transformational

What is the most gratifying part of your job? Celebrating the achievements of our scholars with a wider audience.

Where did you go to High School? Rosati-Kain High School

Jackie Jones

Database Manager and Office Administrator

One word to describe the Foundation? Inspiring

What is the most gratifying part of your job? To work in an office that allows so many children across the St. Louis region the opportunity to receive a wonderful education.

Where did you go to High School? Rosati-Kain High School