About Us

Welcome to the St. Louis Business Travel Association. 

STLBTA officers are:

President - Julie Matheny, TravelPlex

Vice President - Mattie Yallaly, Perficient

Treasurer - Jeannette Conner, AFB International

Secretary - Lori Keely, Arch Coal

Membership Director - Cyndi Brasken, Hilton St. Louis Frontenac

Programs Director - Amy Yount, ReloQuest, Inc.

Communications Director - Becky Schlereth, Watlow

Director of Business Development - Brian Klimaski, Ameristar Casino Resort & Spa

Government Liaison Director - Ryan Benhoff, Enterprise Holdings

Past President/Chairman - Gerri Lashley, Switch

All board members serve the same two-year term. The current board serves the full calendar years of 2018 and 2019. Our next elections take place online and are announced at the September chapter meeting.


Our committee heads are:

Education Day Committee - Gerri Lashley, Switch 

Scholarship and Elections - Lori Keely, Arch Coal

Golf Tournament - Julie Matheny, TravelPlex and Brian Klimaski, Ameristar Casino Resort & Spa

Holiday Party - Mattie Yallay, Perficient