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Welcoming Two New Board Members to Our Leadership Team

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We are delighted to announce the latest additions to our esteemed Board of Directors. As part of our ongoing commitment to strengthening and diversifying our leadership, we are pleased to welcome Allen Palmquist Jr. and Eugene Toombs IV to the SEF family.

Allen Palmquist Jr. brings a variety of experience in the banking and wealth management industries. He’s earned Parkside Financial Bank & Trust’s Making a Difference Award, designed for making significant contributions to their community through their time, actions, talents, and dedication.

Palmquist’s strategic insights and passion for mental well-being, financial literacy, and children’s causes align seamlessly with our organizational goals. We are confident that he will play a key role in guiding SEF toward new heights of success.

Eugene (Gene) Toombs IV retired as Division President with MiTek, a St. Louis-based Berkshire Hathaway business, after 28 years of service, with a proven track record of business development. His dedication to building high-performing teams and his commitment to supporting charitable organizations resonate strongly with the values of SEF. We believe that Gene will contribute significantly to our strategic vision and mission.

Learn more about SEF’s executive leadership team and Board of Directors on our website. If you are interested in being a larger part of our mission to help students with disabilities across St. Louis County, we’d love to hear from you! Contact us today and let’s discover how together we can further achieve our mission.