Great Rivers Greenway Foundation Board welcomes two new members: Kim Beardslee & Sarah Kramer

Kim Beardlsee

We are thrilled to introduce Kim Beardlsee as the newest addition to the Great Rivers Greenway Foundation Board! Kim brings a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to community engagement in her role as Director of Community Affairs at Nestlé Purina PetCare Company.

Beyond her corporate role, Kim also serves on the board of LitShop, a nonprofit that empowers young girls through literacy and education in the building trades. She is also a dedicated Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Ambassador at Purina, championing racial equity efforts within the company’s communities.

With Kim Beardslee’s diverse background, passion for community impact, and commitment to environmental stewardship, we are confident that her leadership will play a pivotal role in advancing the mission of Great Rivers Greenway. Welcome, Kim!

Sarah Kramer

We are delighted to welcome Sarah Kramer to the Great Rivers Greenway Foundation Board! As Ameren’s Corporate Philanthropy and Community Impact Director, she has been at the forefront of evolving strategies that not only align with business objectives but also foster community strength and enhance company culture.

She has held communications and corporate philanthropy leadership roles across diverse industries and geographies, contributing her expertise to several St. Louis-based companies. Beyond her professional endeavors, Sarah has generously provided intellectual capital to more than a dozen St. Louis area nonprofits as well as to her children’s schools.

A distinguished alum of Focus St. Louis and CORO Women in Leadership, Sarah’s commitment to continuous learning is evident in her completion of the Harvard Business School Corporate Social Responsibility Strategies course in 2010. She is currently pursuing the Certificate in Corporate Citizenship Practice through the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship.

With Sarah Kramer’s wealth of experience, passion for community impact, and dedication to social responsibility, we are confident that her leadership will contribute significantly to the continued success of Great Rivers Greenway. Welcome, Sarah!