Ageless Honorees - 2022
Dr. Karen Frank Barney
Dr. Barney is a leading geriatric Occupational Therapist and advocate for aging adults in the St. Louis community. Dr. Barney is a Professor Emerita in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at Saint Louis University, where she served as Department Chair, and has touched the lives of countless students while teaching, conducting research, and practicing Occupational Therapy.
Dr. Gerald Early
Professor Early is an award-winning essayist, author, and editor, and is the Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters in the African American Studies Department at Washington University where he has taught since 1982.
Dr. William C. Finnie
Dr. William Finnie’s notable career at Anheuser-Busch, tireless involvement at Washington University, and selfless nonprofit guidance make him truly remarkable. After being at the center of Anheuser-Busch’s strategic planning, Bill knows as much about the brewery industry as anyone alive.
Jane Piper Gleason
Jane is the reason many historic landmarks still stand in our community for residents and visitors to enjoy. As a member of the St. Louis County Historic Buildings Commission and past Chairman, Jane and her team have helped add structures to Faust Park and encouraged the preservation of other county buildings.
Michael Houlihan is currently President of Houlihan Development Company (HDC) a consulting and development organization that provides a unique service for construction contractors. He continues to provide coaching to company owners, sales training, and business development as well as employee training and development.
Jim Kiley is an integral member of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis team and has been for over ten years. As a Ronald McDonald House Charities volunteer, Jim helps the nonprofit provide a home-away-from-home for families of seriously ill children and the three house locations can provide comfort care and lodging for 59 families each night.
Mary Ann Mastorakos
Mary Ann Mastorakos has been a St. Louis community leader for over 40 years and has left her mark while serving on the Chesterfield City Council, her Parish Council, and on multiple nonprofit boards. St. Louisans know Mary Ann from her role on Chesterfield City Council where she was elected President Pro Tem and has given countless Chesterfield residents a voice in their community.
Diane McCullough taught music at the Laboratory Schools University of Chicago for eleven years and in the St. Louis Public Schools for twenty years at Marquette and Carr Lane Visual and Performing Arts Middle Schools, retiring in June 2007. She combined professional singing (art song, opera, and 20th century chamber music) with teaching for 13 years in the Chicago area then spent 7 years in Germany (6 at the National theatre Mannheim) singing opera.
John R. Musgrave
Jack is the kind of person who actively seeks out opportunities to be of service to his community whether through volunteer service or through his career as a partner and the managing partner of the law firm Thompson Coburn. Jack’s legal career of 52 years at Thompson Coburn and its predecessor, Coburn & Croft, is impressive, involving the trying of complex civil cases involving intellectual property, product liability and commercial issues before various state and federal courts for the benefit of the community.
Harvey N. Wallace
Harvey is the Co-Founder of Brown Smith Wallace (a top 100 CPA firm). His firm merged into Armanino LLP in 2021, and he currently serves as a Partner in Armanino’s Private Client Advisory Practice. In 2015, he was named as an MP Elite by Accounting Today, recognizing his leadership of Brown Smith Wallace.
Bruce Yampolsky has been an extraordinary advocate for the needs of older adults and marriage equality in the St. Louis community. Bruce has been the Missouri President of the Silver Haired Legislature and has been the President of the City Chapter for over 20 years, promoting legislative advocacy for Missouri's older adults.