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Our Staff

To be connected with one of our staff memebers, please call (314) 881-6000.

Administration

John Foppe, MSW
Executive Director
karaa@svdpstl.org

Vincentian Services

Deacon John Heithaus
Director of Vincentian Services
johnh@svdpstl.org

Steve Rupp
Manager of Member Support
stever@svdpstl.org

Ronda Nesser
Manager of Volunteer Management and Training
rondan@svdpstl.org

Tim Massey
Coordinator of Direct Assistance
timothym@svdpstl.org

Varrietta Anthony
Direct Assistance Specialist 
varriettaa@svdpstl.org

Thrift Stores

John Walters
Director of Stores
johnw@svdpstl.org

Randal Wiggs
Manager of Trucks, Donations, and Stores 
randalw@svdpstl.org

To be connected with one of our thrift stores, please call (314) 881-6000. Click here to see our eight locations. 

Donations Call Center

To schedule a pickup, call (314) 881-6006 or e-mail donations@svdpstl.org

Development

Anne Kirwan
Director of Development 
annek@svdpstl.org

Kara Amann
Development Specialist and Executive Assistant
karaa@svdpstl.org

Finance

Debra Downey 
Director of Finance
debrad@svdpstl.org 

Becky Whitmore
Senior Accounting Manager
beckyw@svdpstl.org

Katherine Valley
Cost Accountant
katherinev@svdpstl.org

Laura Stauder
Accounting Assistant
lauras@svdpstl.org

Human Resources

Denise Chachere
Director of Human Resources
denisec@svdpstl.org

Alexis Simpson
Human Resources Coordinator 
alexiss@svdpstl.org

Communications

Gena Bast
Director of Marketing and Communications
genab@svdpstl.org

Want to join our team? Check out current employment opportunities or consider becoming one of our joyful volunteers!