Michael Medart

Holding Company Board

Michael (Mike) Medart joined our Board of Directors in 2008. Mike is the president and chief executive officer of Medart Inc., a third generation, 100-year-old family-owned and operated business based in Saint Louis that provides distribution and technical services for two industries: turf and industrial/commercial engines (Medart Engine) and pleasure marine products (Medart Marine). Mike holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business with a minor in History from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. He received an M.B.A. in Finance from St. Louis University in 1982.

Mike serves on the board of Benjamin F Edwards Inc., a full-service broker dealer and Registered Investment Advisor (RIA). He is a member of the Young Presidents Organization GOLD (YPO-Gold, formerly known as WPO). He is the Vice Chair of the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) board of Directors, an Advisory Board Member of UMB Bank of St. Louis (an affiliate of UMB Financial Corp), and an Advisory Board Member of The Chaifetz School of Business at Saint Louis University. He serves on Saint Louis University’s 3rd Century Campaign Board. Mike is a former member of Loyola University’s Family Business Center in Chicago where he helped create and launch the Institute for Private Business (IPB) at Saint Louis University in 2012. In addition, he is involved with many charities: Children’s Hunger Fund (Los Angeles); Covenant Theological Seminary (Saint Louis); Saint Louis University; and the United Way.

He resides in Saint Louis with his wife Susan of 29 years. They have three children: Griffin (daughter-in-law Allyson), Mason, and Hayden.

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