Karen is a lifetime resident of St Charles County and grew up working in the family business, alongside her Dad. This experience seeded her philanthropic nature and heart for helping those who are limited in helping themselves.
Community Living, Inc, presented Karen the Legacy Award in 2016, in recognition of her service and diligence in helping improve the living environments of low-income adults with developmental disabilities in the community. In her presentation, she applauded the generosity of the people of St Charles County and passionately reminded them that “the children in need eventually grow up, chronologically, but they are still kids at heart and need the ongoing support of the community”.
Karen is the owner and Senior Financial Advisor of Schneider Asset Management Group located in St. Peters.
Carol has been involved with Foundations of Love for five years. In late 2012 she became a board member serving as secretary to the organization. In 2015, she became FOL’s President. Carol is active in her church, Connection Christian Church, where she assists with the worship service. She has been a member of a Sweet Adelines chorus, City Voices, for 6 years. She has served as Team Coordinator for the chorus since 2013. Carol is also a member of a quartet, Grace Notes.
Carol has two daughters, Jennie and Rachel. Both are married and live in the metropolitan area. She has two grandchildren, Zachary who is 5 and Aubrey who is two years old. Read Carol’s Story
Nancy Azerolo, Treasurer
Nancy has been involved as an active board member since April of 2015. Accounting and handling money is her strong suit. Nancy attends Harvester Christian church with her husband Paul, including a weekly bible study one night a week. As empty nesters, Nancy had time on her hands at the same time the board had a need for a treasurer and she felt called to join. Nancy has two daughters, Katherine and Krystle who both live out of town. She has four grandchildren, Matthew, Mark, Micah, and Julie Mae whom she enjoys traveling to visit.
Maggie Kenoy, Secretary
Johanna Wortman, Board Member
Johanna’s friendship with the founder, Karen Schneider, was the inspiration behind Foundations Of Love. Johanna has a developmental disability called Aspergers’ syndrome, a type of Autism. She works at Missouri Department of Mental Health.
Derrick Pierce, Board Member
Derrick Pierce recently retired from Ameren Mo where he worked there for 38 years. He is an active member in the Wright City community where he lives with Dianne, his wife, and 2 daughters. Derrick says, “Retirement has given me the time to enjoy our family farm and spending more time with our granddaughter Olivia. The extra time also allows me to give back to the community and Foundations of Love is an excellent organization that meets some of the needs of St Charles county.”
Joe Johnston, Board Member