Our Team

Julie Scott Soffner

Executive Director

One word to describe the Foundation? Life-changing

What is the most gratifying part of your job? The most gratifying part of this role is the fulfillment of dreams and opportunities for so many children.  Opportunities to learn and grow should be available to all children.  TTEF is making that a reality in St. Louis.

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

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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

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Jackie Cordia

Director of Advancement Services and Events

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 and families across the St. Louis region educational opportunities of their choice, and in doing so, strengthening our community.

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

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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

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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

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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

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Kate Sandroni

Program Director

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

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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

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