RBGA Team

John Keller

John Keller

President

John is responsible for oversight of all business functions and the staffing of the Growth Association. He works with the local mayors to ensure that the RBGA is doing all it can to facilitate economic development in their respective communities. He also facilitates various board committees as needed.

Email

618-467-2286

Stefanie Withers

Stefanie Withers

Member Engagement Director

Stefanie is responsible for new member recruitment, retention of current membership, fundraising activities including sponsorship and admission sales, and tracking of income and expenses.  Stefanie conducts monthly networking events, organizes and facilitates Ribbon Cutting ceremonies.  Stefanie coordinates with volunteer committees including but not limited to Ambassadors, Dues, LeadHERship, Promotions, and Young Adults.  Stefanie is also responsible for budgeting, AR/AP, invoicing, reconciling bank statements, preparing monthly financials for accountants, payroll, and maintaining personnel files.  Please contact Stefanie if you would like to discuss how to become a valued member of the RiverBend Growth Association. 

Email

618-467-2284

Debbie Hagen

Debbie Hagen

Communications Director

Debbie is responsible for all RBGA communications including email marketing, social media, and maintaining the website. In addition, she is responsible for demographic data collection. Debbie spearheads the Small Business of the Month committee. She coordinates the publishing of all marketing flyers and the RBGA’s annual community profile magazine, Currents. Debbie handles all email correspondence with the public and Growth Association members. Contact Debbie if you need demographic information or have a question about the website.

Email

618-467-2287