Elizabeth (Beth) Schlueter joined Signature Healthcare Foundation in 2002 as the Executive Director. The mission of Signature Healthcare Foundation and the ability to make a difference in people’s lives drew her to the organization. Her position builds on her passion to help effect change by addressing core issues, policies, and ways systems fit together in order to work more effectively to solve community needs.
Beth has over 35 years of non-profit management experience including sixteen years with the United Way of Greater St. Louis. She has also consulted on a national basis with the United Way of America with planning, community engagement, researching, prioritizing and focus area needs. She has excelled in fundraising, board development, relationship building, strategic planning and staff management. Beth has a master in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Illinois State University. She is also a graduate of Focus’ Leadership St. Louis program and Women in Leadership Program.
Beth is not only a leader with Signature Healthcare Foundation, she is also a leader in her community. She is former Chair of both the Edwardsville Plan Commission and the Outreach Committee at her church. In her free time she loves spending time with her family, reading, and attending aerobics classes.
Sharla McGinnis joined Signature Healthcare Foundation in 2014 as the Event Manager. She began working for Signature Healthcare Foundation because she wanted to get involved in a local non-profit where her work could make an impact to the community. She is the backbone to all the events of Signature Healthcare Foundation and helps raise thousands of dollars.
Prior to working for Signature Healthcare Foundation, she was a Public School Teacher in Springfield, IL for twelve years. She graduated from Illinois State University with her bachelor’s degree in Education.
Besides her work at Signature Healthcare Foundation, she is actively involved in the community. She volunteers with St. John’s UMC as a youth team member and is a Meals on Wheels Driver. She also is an avid tennis fan. She volunteers with Mitch N’Friends, an organization that teaches tennis to individuals with special needs, and is the USTA Edwardsville Futures Professional Tennis Tournament Housing Director. In her free time she loves to spend times with her family and travel. She especially enjoys trips to Colorado in the snow.
Grants and Development Manager
Jessica Shank works part-time as the Foundation’s Grants and Development Manager. She has been with Signature Healthcare Foundation since 2016. She joined the Foundation because she believed in the mission of improving the quality, efficiency and affordability of healthcare.
In her spare time, she works as a successful fundraiser and grant writer with the foundation. She has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Truman State University and her master’s in Business Administration from the University of Missouri – St. Louis.
Jessica is also involved in the community. She is on the Board of Directors of MICA Project, an immigration law firm. She is also involved at her church as a volunteer and finance committee member. In her free time, she loves to run and bike. Her newest hobby is exploring the rivers of Missouri in a kayak.