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Spotlight on Gerard Marketing Group

Susan Gerard / Gerard Marketing Group  linkedin  twitter

Susan Gerard built out Gerard Marketing Group fully in 2013 after 20 years of experience working at big-name advertising agencies and on the client side managing marketing for small businesses and start-ups. She holds a B.A. in Journalism and a minor in Graphic Arts from the University of Missouri, Columbia. She resides in St. Louis, MO with her husband and three kids. She runs her company from her home office and purposefully has built a 100% virtual team who all also do the same.

Donalee Gastreich from Complete Solutions in Life Mastery and Drew Weckbach from Spry Analytics

Donalee Gastreich / Complete Solutions in Life Mastery  linkedin  twitter

Donalee Gastreich, founder and President of Complete Solutions in Life Mastery practices what she teaches. She claims to truly LOVE her life. She is passionate about helping Serious minded individuals reach massive success in all areas of their life. You can find her Hosting a Vision Workshop on the 4 Monday of every month at CIC@CET, 20 S Sarah. You may also find her speaking at the Venture Cafe on Thursday’s at CIC@4240 in the Cortex.

In her words, Life Mastery is the knowledge, the mind set, the ability to live a life your truly LOVE.
IT is the recognition and the bringing forth of your highest potential. It is living life to the fullest, playing full out, embracing change and loving and accepting others. It is taking 100% responsibility for you, yourself.

She is a Dream Builder Coach, workshop facilitator, speaker and Certified Life Mastery Consultant.
As a certified Life Mastery Consultant, Donalee assists serious minded individuals define, design and manifest a life that’s in harmony with their core values and their souls purpose. She says that “Celebrating others success is ONE of the best parts of my job. ”

Drew Weckbach / SPRY Analytics  linkedin  twitter

Drew is tax strategist and financial planning professional in St. Louis. He parlayed his experience working with high net worth retirees, in-depth knowledge of the financial technology landscape, and a Masters in Taxation into a becoming a partner with SPRY Analytics.

Spry Analytics is developing an application to optimize financial assets during retirement. Our proprietary algorithm details where a retiree should withdraw funds from in a given year over the course of their 20+ year retirement. The algorithm formulates the optimal withdrawal pattern in conjunction with defined income streams for each unique retiree.

Drew utilizes his technical skills to run a Fee-Only Financial planning firm, Scaling Independence, specializing in asset accumulators. He, also, is a contractor for the Department of Defense providing Military Service Members financial guidance with no strings attached.



BRX at Parkway SPARK!

Spark! provides high school students in the Parkway School District with dynamic, immersion-based student learning experiences to ensure students can understand and respond to an ever-changing world. To accomplish this task, the Parkway School District will actively engage and work collaboratively with business partners, community service and educational leaders to design and develop mutually beneficial learning experiences based on the interests of students and stakeholders.

Spark! serves students from Parkway North, Parkway South, Parkway West, Parkway Central and Fern Ridge High Schools. Spark! is an example of how business, community and public education can partner to produce personalized learning experiences that educate the workforce of the future, especially in high skill, high demand jobs.