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Aimee Wehmeier

President and CEO of Paraquad

Paraquad is one of the first Centers for Independent Living (CIL) in the country, serving about 2,500 people with disabilities annually. Wehmeier earned a Bachelor of Educational Studies from the University of Missouri and a MBA from William Woods University. Community leadership includes the Missouri State Rehabilitation Council; St. Louis Regional Chamber Board; Diversity Awareness Partnership; Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing and Opportunity Council Board; Missouri Foundation for Health, Fontbonne University, Washington University, and MO Better Foundation Advisory Boards; and the President’s Council.

She received the Governor’s Council on Disability Inclusion Award in 2010 and was recognized by the St. Louis Business Journal as a 2015 Diverse Business Leader and 2018 Class of Most Influential Business Women. Aimee has been described as “the face of disability.”

Wehmeier has a passion for public policy, advocacy and increasing opportunities for people with disabilities. Employment and economic self-sufficiency are her highest priorities.