About Us

Welcome to the St. Louis Business Travel Association. 

STLBTA officers are:

President - Gerri Lashley - Switch, Liberate Your Brand

Vice President - Julie Matheny, TravelPlex

Treasurer - Karen Gudgeon, CIC Group, Inc.

Secretary - Brian Klimaski, Ameristar Casino Resort Spa | River City Casino & Hotel

Membership Director - Cyndi Brasken, Crowne Plaza St. Louis Airport

Programs Director - Mattie Stricker, Air Evac

Past President/Chairman - Kelly Christner, Strategic Sourcing Travel Consultants

All board members serve the same two-year term. The current board serves the full calendar years of 2016 and 2017. Our next elections take place online and are announced at the September 2017 chapter meeting.

Our committee heads are:

Education Committee - Mattie Stricker, Air Evac

Political Action Committee Chair - Marc Walsby, Enterprise Holdings

Ways and Means - Debbie Cranmer, LMI Aerospace

Membership - Cyndi Brasken, Crowne Plaza St. Louis Airport

Scholarship and Elections - Myra Kellerman, Barry-Wehmiller

Website and Social Media - Jennifer Walker, Embassy Suites St. Louis - Downtown

Public Relations and Marketing - Kelly Christner, Strategic Sourcing Travel Consultants

Golf Tournament - Julie Matheny, TravelPlex and Brian Klimaski, Pinnacle Entertainment