Board Of Directors

Elizabeth Connelly, JD, CTFA, CISP

Board President

Elizabeth Connelly is Partner, Senior Wealth Management Advisor with Visionary Wealth Advisors, LLC. She has over 27 years of experience in the financial services industry.

She has an extensive record of community service including being a member of the Rockhurst University Leadership Council, Emeritus member of the Board of Regents of Rockhurst University, former President and current member of the Rockhurst Heritage Society – St. Louis division, member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame Financial Advisory Committee, past Chairman and member of St. Louis University Bequest & Gift Council, former President and member of the Board of Directors of Springboard, former Vice President of Civic Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO) and many others.

Elizabeth Connelly is a member of the American Bar Association, the Missouri Bar Association, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL), former member of BAMSL Board of Governors and former Chairperson of the Probate and Trust Law Steering Committee of BAMSL. She is also a member of the Institute of Certified Bankers, a subsidiary of the American Bankers Association.


Robert M. Cox III

Mr. Cox is Vice President of Procurement and Strategic Sourcing with Centene Corporation in St. Louis. Prior to joining Centene, he held a variety of high-level positions within Peabody Energy and has extensive experience in corporate finance, operations and strategy development.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, and a MBA in Finance and Strategy from the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis.


Frank J. D’Antonio

Frank is CEO & Managing Partner, ALINICO Holdings, LLC. Prior to that he was President of Aetna’s Heartland region which includes Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Southern Illinois.

Prior to joining Aetna, he served as director of sales and marketing of Healthsource (CIGNA). He was also an account executive for MH Healthcare (MPlan) in Indianapolis and an agent with Country Insurance in Chicago.

Mr. D’Antonio currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Regional Business Council and Midwest Health Initiative. He graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in marketing and master’s degree in business administration from Indiana Wesleyan University.


John Doerr, PE


Mr. Doerr, is the Executive Vice President at Tarlton Corporation. He directs all aspects of the Estimating Department and Project Management at Tarlton. He has been with Tarlton since 1984 having previously served as Project Estimator, Manager of Estimating & Project Director. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from University of Missouri – Columbia.

Mr. Doerr is affiliated with General Contractors of St. Louis, American Society of Healthcare Engineering, St. Louis Art Museum & the Cor Jesu Academy, in addition to his service to Signature Foundation as Chair of the Dragon Boat Festival.


Suzanne Elton, MD

Dr. Elton is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, with special interests in endoscopic carpal tunnel surgery, along with treatment of the hand and wrist arthritis and tennis elbow. She is a member of American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Association for Hand Surgery, Mayo Alumni Association and has a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand.


Jennifer A. Lamons

Jennifer Lamons has extensive experience in leading healthcare benefit plan design and administration. She is Director of Sales, Large Group, for Anthem, Inc. Prior to this position, she held leadership roles at Concordia Plan Services, Edward Jones and Met Life. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Truman State University and an MA in Human Resources Management from Webster University. 


Robin Reece-Hlava

Robin Hlava is Chief Growth Officer for BAM Marketing. Prior to this position, she was National Sales Director, External Distribution for Humana MarketPoint. She holds Masters in Science degrees in both Business Communications and Organizational Leadership.


Chad Sackman

Chad Sackman is the Chief Executive Officer of Signature Medical Group, one of the largest independent, physician-owned multi-specialty groups in the St. Louis and Kansas City areas. The group includes orthopedics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, OB/GYN, colorectal surgery, primary care, internal medicine, pediatrics, podiatry, and allergy practices.

Chad has been with Signature Medical Group since 2001, holding numerous clinical and business positions before serving his current role as CEO. He has a BS in Community Health/Athletic Training from SIUE, a BA in Nursing from the University of Missouri St. Louis and an MBA from Fontbonne University. Chad is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Alliance of Orthopedic Executives and the Midwest Health Initiative.


Tim Schoenecker, Ph.D.

Tim Schoenecker is dean of the SIUE School of Business. Prior to this position, he served as interim dean of the business school for two years. Dr. Schoenecker earned a Ph.D. in strategic management from Purdue University’s Krannert Graduate School of Management.

During his twenty-seven year career at SIUE, Dr. Schoenecker’s primary teaching responsibilities were in the areas of strategic management and entrepreneurship and his primary research interests are in the areas of corporate governance and top management teams.  Dr. Schoenecker has consulting and corporate training experience at organizations ranging from a small not-for-profit organization to a large multinational publicly traded firm.


Lakiea Sidney

Lakiea Sidney is Supervisor, Customer Service at Weissman. Prior to joining Weissman, she was Supervisor – Patient Access at St. Anthony’s Health Center, Clinical Coordinator- Internal Medicine Physicians Residency Program at St. Mary’s Health Center and Adjunct Faculty at several universities. Through working in the healthcare industry for over 20 years, Lakiea has received several awards for her efforts in advocacy and community outreach. She has a Bachelors in Business and two Master degrees, one in Healthcare Management and the other in Nonprofit Administration from Lindenwood. Lakiea has been very active in a variety of civic and cultural organizations including Habitat for Humanity, The Vincent Gray Academy School, the Christian Women’s Benevolent Association, The Integrity Resource Center, the Diversity Council within SSM and Urban Futures of St. Louis.


Robert H. Sigmund, M.D.

Dr. Sigmund is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and a sports medicine physician based in St. Louis, Missouri.  Dr. Sigmund is a member of American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, St. Louis Orthopaedic Society, Mid-Central States Orthopaedic Society and has a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.


Cori Casey Turner

Cori Casey Turner is Senior Counsel at Husch Blackwell LLP in Kansas City, Missouri.  Cori routinely advises healthcare providers on various matters including strategic affiliations, reimbursement and civil and criminal fraud investigations and self-disclosures. Cori has served on the Board of Directors and Executive Leadership Teams for various other non-profit organizations, including Cabot Westside Health Center and the American Heart Association Go Red for Women campaign.  She is also actively involved with the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA), currently serving as the Chair of its Women’s Leadership Council.

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