Karen Schuster, School Board President, Lindbergh Schools

Karen recently was re-elected to her third term on the Lindbergh Schools Board of Education, where she serves as board president. In April 2018, was recognized with the Lindbergh Leader Award, Lindbergh Schools’ highest honor for service to the school district and community.​

She began her career with Ernst & Young, a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services in 1991. She joined Southwest Bank of St. Louis in January 1996 as the Director of Internal Audit & Compliance.  In her 15+ years with Southwest Bank, now M&I, a part of BMO Financial Group, her roles also included branch manager and business banker.  In August 2011, she assumed the role of executive director for the St. Louis Society for the Physically Disabled.


Community Involvement:

  • Lindbergh Schools 2000 to Present – Lindbergh Schools Foundation board (treasurer), Prop R and Prop L Committee (treasurer), Bandstander volunteer, Community Budget Committee, Crestwood PTO board (treasurer)

  • Crestwood Sunset Hills Rotary Club 1996 to Present – president, secretary, interact advisor

  • St. Lucas United Church of Christ 2005 to Present – Contemporary Music Team, Cherub Choir director, Chancel choir member

  • Previous community involvement – Webster Kirkwood YMCA Board, St. Louis Society for the Physically Disabled, First Congregational Church of Webster Groves, City of Crestwood TIF Commission, Whitecliff Summer Playhouse member, Crestwood Sunset Hills Chamber of Commerce (board president, 2003 Business Person of the Year)

Contact Information:

Email:  karenschuster@lindberghschools.ws

Lindbergh Schools

11555 Gravois Rd.

St. Louis, Missouri 63126

Phone:  314.729.2400

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