Board of Advisors

2020 Advisory Board Ambassadors

The Advisory Board Ambassadors of the Living Well Foundation has individuals who offer knowledge and experience in their specific area of expertise as needed for our mission. They act as a sounding board for new ideas and give expert advice when needed. They make recommendations to the staff and board of directors as necessary.

Sarah Badahman — CEO HIPPATrek
Christopher Bates — CEO Bates Electric
John Beuerlein — General Partner Edward Jones
Don Binz — Retired Ziegenhein & Sons Funeral Home
Brenda and Brad Bradshaw — Owners Brad Bradshaw M.D., J.D., LC
Bill and Tina Capraro — Founders Cap Capital
Maria Cavallini — Senior Art Director Cartwheel (A Maritz Agency)
Sessions Cole M.D. — Chief Medical Officer, St. Louis Children’s Hospital
Kelly Eiden Ph.D., R.D., L.D., CNSD — Director Nutrition Services at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois
Caldwell Esselstyn M.D. — Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute, New Your Times Best-Selling Author and one of the doctors featured in the 2011 documentary, Forks Over Knives
Joel Fuhrman M.D. – Director of Nutritional Research Foundation, New Your Times Best-Selling Author and PBS host on being a “Nutritarian”
Oscar Goldberg CPA — Owner Massie, Fudemberg, Goldberg LLC
Rebecca Green M.D., Ph.D. — Pediatric Endocrinologist Springfield Clinic in Springfield, Illinois
Michael Greger M.D. — Physician,
Alice S. Handelman — President Emerita at Women of Achievement
Craig Hollander D.D.S. — Dentist Sunset Pediatrics
Samuel Klein M.D. — Director of the Center of Human Nutrition and Chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science at WashingtonUniversitySchool of Medicine
Mike Lodes — Edward Jones Advisor
Aaron Mottern — Founder and CEO of AGOGIE
John Oeltjen CPA — Director of Corporate Renewal Services, Risk Advisory Services, and Manufacturing and Distribution Services
Rev. Jerry Paul — Deaconess Foundation Emeritus (1949-2015)
Richard N. Priest — VP New York Stock Exchange and VP of Richfield Oil (Retired)
Rex Reed — YouthBridge Community Foundation (retired executive director)
Mark Rust — Office Managing Partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Julia Schneider — Digital Marketing Director Talus Pay
John Shea — Owner Shea Construction & Design
Rick Stein Ph.D. — Associate Professor of Medicine and Behavioral Director for The Weight Management Program at Washington University School of Medicine
Perry Ambrose Tovrea — Daugherty Business Solutions Consultant
Jillon Vander Wal Ph.D. — Associate Professor Clinical Psychology St. Louis University
Neil H. White M.D., C.D.E. — Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine and Co-Leader of Pediatric and Patient-Oriented Research Unit at Washington University School of Medicine and St. Louis Children’s Hospital