Amelia Bond currently serves as the President and CEO of the St. Louis Community Foundation. The Foundation is a public charity that invests and administers charitable funds on behalf of 600 donor funds totaling over $350 million in assets. In 2016, the St. Louis Community Foundation and its donors made 4,000 grants totaling more than $50 million. In 2015, the St. Louis Community Foundation was the second fastest growing community foundation in the country. The Community Foundation offers a wide array of charitable services to donors and nonprofits, as well as acts as a convener and supporter of community initiatives, and serves as administrator of scholarship and employee assistance programs.
Bond spent the majority of her career with A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. where she was a Senior Vice President and Director of Public Finance. Additionally, she served as a member of the A.G. Edwards’ Board of Directors from 2003 until the merger with Wachovia in 2007. Bond remained with the successor firms of Wachovia and Wells Fargo as head of public finance until 2009. She served as Chairman and a member of the board of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) which is the municipal industry’s self-regulatory organization and author of laws enforced by the Securities Exchange Commission.
Bond is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of Webster University and is the past Chairman of the Board. She is a graduate of Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio and received her M.B.A. from Washington University’s Olin School of Business.