Matthew grew up in St. Louis County but has lived in the City since 2001. He is a graduate of St. Louis University High School and also earned a degree from Loyola University Chicago, with a major in history and a minor in philosophy. He worked for the Community Development Administration for nearly 11 years, helping to create quality affordable housing, preserve historic buildings, and support sustainable construction in the City. He is currently self-employed, managing real estate investment and development companies, and is part-owner of both the Ready Room music venue in the Grove and CoRadius Coworking in the Princeton Heights neighborhood. He has served as the president of the Ellendale Neighborhood Association since 2015.
Teri was born and raised in St. Louis, MO, graduated from Roosevelt High School and is very proud of her public school education. Her undergraduate degree is in Elementary Education with a cognate minor in Early Childhood; she has a Masters of Social Worker degree from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University and completed a two year post-graduate program at the St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute. Her career in providing psychotherapy to clients from varied backgrounds, including race, socio-economic and educational circumstance, has informed her work in politics and advocacy work. Currently, Teri serves on the advocacy board of NAMI, and is a member of Womens Voices Raised for Social Justice and MOPAG. In addition to her work as a committeewoman, Teri activity works with local campaigns.
Ward 24 Map & Boundaries
Boundaries: Beginning at the point of intersection of the St. Louis City county line and I- 44, and proceeding northerly along the St. Louis City county line to I- 64, and proceeding easterly along I- 64 to Clayton Ave, and proceeding easterly along Clayton Ave to Berthold Ave, and proceeding easterly along Berthold Ave to Louisville Ave, and proceeding northerly along Louisville Ave to Oakland Ave, and proceeding easterly along Oakland Ave to Tamm Entrance, and proceeding northerly along Tamm Entrance to I- 64, and proceeding easterly along I- 64 to Hampton Ave, and proceeding southerly along Hampton Ave to Wise Ave, and proceeding easterly along Wise Ave to Pierce Ave, and proceeding southerly along Pierce Ave to W Park Ave, and proceeding easterly along W Park Ave to Manchester Ave, and proceeding westerly along Manchester Ave to Hampton Ave, and proceeding southerly along Hampton Ave to Arsenal St, and proceeding westerly along Arsenal St to I- 44, and proceeding southerly along I- 44 to the point of beginning.