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Mary Ann Van Lokeren

January 1, 2017

Former Chairman & CEO, Krey Distributing Company

Mary Ann Van Lokeren served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Krey Distributing in St. Charles, Missouri from 1986 to 2006. Under her leadership, the firm became one of the largest Anheuser-Busch wholesalers in Missouri.

In addition to leading the St. Louis-based company, Mary Ann has held a number of advisory and fundraising roles with civic and nonprofit organizations. She served as a member of Masco Corporation’s Corporate Governance Committee and member and past chair of the Compensation committee. In addition, she served on the Spire Inc. board as chair and member of numerous committees. Mary Ann held director positions on numerous company boards, including: Commerce Bancshares, D and K Wholesale Drugs and CPI Corporation. She is an active member of United Way.

Both Mary Ann and her company have been recognized with numerous industry and charitable awards. Krey Distributing was named Missouri Anheuser-Busch Wholesaler of the Year twice, and also received recognition as Anheuser-Busch Ambassador Wholesaler. Mary Ann was named one of St Louis’ Most Influential Women and Varity Club’s Woman of the Year. She has also been recognized as a Woman of Achievement for civic responsibility.

Mary Ann received her bachelor and master’s degrees from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, where she has been recognized with a Distinguished Alumni Award and served on the Board of Trustees. She and her husband, Michael Van Lokeren reside in Boca Grande, Florida.

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