Beyond Housing: “Dear Lou” Letters from St. Louis Leaders

Beyond Housing has launched a new series of “Dear Lou” videos, this time featuring excerpts of letters written by influential members within the St. Louis business community. Viewers are encouraged to read letters the full letters at

The ongoing series features letters from , Kendra Holmes who was just recently promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Affinia Healthcare, Doug Black, former executive with BJC HealthCare, Ray Boshara, Senior Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, and John Risberg, former General Counsel at Maritz Holdings.

The letters feature each person’s thoughts on the St. Louis region, our strengths and challenges, and what it will take to create a stronger, more prosperous St. Louis—once and for all. Beyond Housing will be launching more videos and letters from other St. Louis leaders in the months ahead.