Graduate certificate in nonprofit management and leadership, University of Missouri – St. Louis
MA in Organizational Communication, University of Missouri – St. Louis
BA in Communication Theory and Rhetoric, University of Missouri – St. Louis
Valerie joined ArchCity Defenders in May 2023 as the Executive Assistant. Prior to this role, Valerie worked as administrative assistant or office manager at various schools in the St. Louis area and at the United Way of Greater St. Louis in the Community Investment Division. Valerie was born in St. Louis at the former Homer G. Phillips Hospital, the current site of the Annie Malone Children’s and Family Service Center, where she worked at their alternative school as administrative assistant to the principal. Valerie has lived in North St. Louis City all her life and is excited to join the team at ArchCity Defenders.