The Association of Corporate Counsel – St. Louis Chapter Elects 2018 Officers and Board of Directors

Toni Douaihy, 2018 ACC STL President

Toni Douaihy, 2018 ACC STL President

The Association of Corporate Counsel – St. Louis Chapter (ACC STL), the pre-eminent professional development organization serving in-house counsel, recently elected its new president and certain officers and directors to its board of directors.

The 2018 ACC STL leadership team includes: 

  • President – Toni Douaihy, Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Macy’s, Inc.
  • President-Elect – Chrissy Teske, Senior Attorney, Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • Secretary – John Rebman, Sr. Corporate Counsel, Regulatory Law & Policy, Monsanto Company
  • Treasurer  Brian Parsons, Counsel, Macy’s, Inc.
  • Immediate Past President – Kristol Simms, Ameren Corporation
  • Advocacy Chair – Barbara Barrett, Chief Compliance Officer, Reliant Care Management Company
  • Membership Chair – Nancy McCahan, Managing General Counsel, Sugar Creek Capital
  • Program Chair – Jennifer Herner, Associate General Counsel, World Wide Technology, Inc.
  • Communications Chair – Sven Fickeler, Senior Corporate Counsel, Bunzl Distribution USA, LLC
  • Board Member – Patricia Duft, Vice President, Legal, Covidient
  • Board Member – Paula Finlay, Assistant Vice President – Senior Legal Counsel, Labor and Employment, AT&T Legal Department
  • Board Member – Katherine Krebel, Corporate Counsel, DRS Technologies, Inc.
  • Board Member – Elfin Noce, Senior Manager & Counsel, Charter Communications, Inc.
  • Board Member – Rachel Paul, Senior Counsel, Midwest Employers Casualty Company
  • Board Member – Erika Schenk, General Counsel & Vice President of Compliance, World Wide Technology, Inc.
  • Board Member – Sharhonda Shahid, Intellectual Property Counsel, EMD Millipore Corporation
  • Board Member – Margy Weisman, Assistant General Counsel, ESCO Technologies Inc.
  • Board Member – Denise Whitener, Senior Counsel, Wells Fargo Law Department
  • International Board of DirectorsJan Robey Alonzo, former Senior Vice President & General Counsel, UniGroup, Inc.
  • Past President Committee ChairChristopher Goddard, Washington University, Associate General Counsel
  • Sponsorship Co-ChairRenee Schenk, Assistant General Counsel, Commercial Monsanto
  • Corporate Counsel Institute Committee ChairTyrus Ulmer, The Boeing Company, Chief Counsel
  • Ex-Officio: Barry Klinckhardt, Fabick CAT, General Counsel; Chris Goddard, Jan Alonzo, Tyrus Ulmer, Renee Schenk


Ann Marie Mayuga, AMM Communications


About the ACC STL:

The Association of Corporate Counsel – St. Louis Chapter (ACC STL), the pre-eminent professional development organization serving in-house counsel, was founded in 1987. The St. Louis chapter has more than 550 members who represent more than 100 organizations. During its 30-year-history, the ACC STL has grown to become one of the leading chapters in the country by its national association having been selected as “Chapter of the Year” three times with the most recent award in 2017.  To learn more, please visit,