Our Partners

We rely upon and are grateful for the generosity and wisdom of the St. Louis entrepreneurial community. Our partners include:

BALSA Grant Sponsors

We are grateful to our sponsors for funding the BALSA Grant cash and in-kind awards.  

Summer 2016 BALSA GRANT FUNDERS


Summer 2016 BALSA GRANT IN-KIND DONORS

Summer 2017 BALSA Grant Reviewers

To ensure fairness in awarding the BALSA Grant, we rely on the experience and insight of the broader entrepreneurial community to review applications and select finalists. We thank the following individuals for lending their time and expertise in reviewing the Summer 2017 BALSA Grant applications.

  • Diego Abente, International Institute of St. Louis
  • Matt Althage, Numerof & Associates
  • Kate Brockmeyer, Business Women Connecting
  • Heather Cameron, Washington University Brown School of Social Work
  • Betsy Cohen, St. Louis Mosaic Project
  • Darcella Craven, Veteran's Business Resource Center
  • Eddie Davis, Center for the Acceleration of African-American Business
  • Aimee Dunne, Prosper Women Entrepreneurs
  • Kimberly Franklin, St. Louis Community College
  • Kelly Garrett, KIPP St. Louis
  • Anton Gimmel
  • Kate Howell, Arch Grants
  • Gary Kellman, KDK Technologies
  • Matthew Lodes, Olneya Restoration Group
  • Christy Maxfield, CET
  • Lisa McLaughlin, Reilly McLaughlin, LLC
  • Michela Henke-Cilenti, Atomic Revenue
  • Eric Miller, BioGenerator
  • Jenny Miller, MOSourceLink
  • Russ Odegard, DynaLabs, LLC
  • Neelu Panth, Better Family Life
  • James Sorrell
  • Tom Spudich, Spectrum Perception LLC
  • Sara Stock, Khazaeli Wyrsch Stock, LLC
  • Cheryl Watkins-Moore, BioSTL
  • Daniel Willingham
  • Kate Wilson, Accenture