Sandy Washington~KCC Board President~2011
Sandy Washington joined Commerce Bank in 2003 and is responsible for a group of retail branches in the Central and North areas of St. Louis County. Sandy also manages a group of Small Business Bankers, who offer innovative and resourceful solutions for small business owners in the St. Louis area.
Sandy’s career in banking spans 31 years, managing branches, investment sales and private banking. Previous to Commerce Bank, Sandy was with U.S. Bank where she was responsible for sales management and operations of 19 branches in the St. Louis area. She also held positions executing Retail Banking investment sales programs and in Private Banking where she developed new business and provided private banking services to high net worth customers.
Sandy is a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking and received a Bachelor of Science in Business and Finance from Maryville University. Sandy is active in the community and is Vice Chair of the Greentree Festival, President of Kirkwood Rotary Club, serves on the Board of Directors for St. Clare Hospital, Kirkwood-Webster Family YMCA, Miriam School Foundation, and Kirkwood Children’s Chorale.
Sandy lives with her husband, David and two children, Geoffrey 17 and Amanda 14 in Kirkwood, Missouri. Amanda is a recent graduate of Kirkwood Children's Chorale. While singing with KCC, Amanda traveled with the Concert Choir to the Pacific Rim Chorale Festival in Hawaii, performed with KCC at Disney World and has recently returned from the Kirkwood Children's Chorale's Tour to China.
Dr. Beverly Fears, has been active with KCC in a variety of roles since her eldest child joined KCC in the fall of 2000. She is the mother of two KCC alumni, a daughter and a son.
Bev has served on the Parent Board and various committees, helped plan trips and tours for KCC. . Dr. Fears is the Supervisor of Audiologic Services for St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf.
Bev is a life long musician and she has a passion for KCC that is unmatched. We welcomed Dr. Fears to the Board in February of 2012.
Brian Klein is the Treasurer for our KCC Administrative Board. Brian joined the Board in December of 2011 & is an enthusiastic volunteer in any area where he is needed! He is an Intellectual Property Counsel for The Boeing Company. Brian & his lovely wife & darling girls live in Kirkwood.
Vinnie is a retired Parkway educator who is an advocate of the arts for children. In her education career Vinnie has been a classroom teacher and curriculum coordinator, as well as Barretts Elementary School Principal for 23 years. She has enjoyed being on the KCC Board since 2008 and has served as both Parent & Volunteer Coordinator during that time.