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? Empowering parents with the ability to choose the best educational option for their children.

Where did you go to High School? Incarnate Word Academy

Pete Cerone

Senior Director of Advancement

One word to describe the Foundation? Opportunity

What is the most gratifying part of your job? Our work creates opportunities for young people. I believe a quality education has a tremendous impact, laying the foundation that an individual can rely upon the rest of their life.

Where did you go to High School? St. John Vianney High School

Jackie Cordia

Advancement Services Manager

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

Kim Donermeyer

Advancement Services Coordinator

One word to describe the Foundation? Supportive

What is the most gratifying part of your job? Working with an organization that is making a transformative impact in the education and lives of children.

Where did you go to High School? Central High School in Illinois

Laura George

Director of Scholarship Programs

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

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

Kate Sandroni

Program Administrator

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

Kate Tansey

Senior Director of Advancement (CRCP)

One word to describe the Foundation?  Possibility

What is the most gratifying part of your job?  Making a difference in the lives of our children.

Where did you go to High School?  St. Thomas Aquinas