“City Academy scholars impress me with their thirst for knowledge, and how they challenge themselves to be their very best. They will be leaders in St. Louis and across the world.”

Prior to joining City Academy in 2014, Steffani Lautenschlager was an associate director of development at the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis. Previously, she worked at Emory University where she served as the senior assistant director of regional programs for the Goizueta Business School and assistant director of development at the Emory Alumni Association.

Steffani’s passion for people led to her relationship focused professional roles. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri, then studied at Indiana University – Bloomington to earn a master of education in higher education and student affairs. Steffani worked for five years as an advisor to fraternity and sorority communities at The Ohio State University and Georgia State University.

In the St. Louis community, Steffani is a member of Association of Fundraising Professionals and serves on the executive leadership team for her church, The Gathering. Steffani serves on the board of the Golden Key Scholarship Fund.

You can ask Steffani about:

  • Supporting City Academy’s mission through annual & planned giving
  • Corporate & community partnerships
  • Volunteer, committee & board engagement
  • External marketing & communications