Olin Family Business Lunch & Learn Series

by Corporate Relations


Wed, 27 Sep 2017

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

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Bauer Hall
Bauer Hall 550 (The Tower Room)

Washington University in St. Louis Olin Business School Office of Corporate Relations Campus Box 1156 One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130-4899, United States

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Join us for the first event in the Family Business Lunch & Learn series with John Lemkemeier (Co-Founder Sage Capital) and Spencer Burke (Adjunct Lecturer at Olin and Principal, The St. Louis Trust Company)
Dress Business Casual


John Lemkemeier


Sage Capital

Prior to co-founding Sage Capital, John Lemkemeier was president of Contec, Inc., a manufacturer of consumable products used in clean rooms and other critical manufacturing environments. He began his career as a mergers and acquisitions attorney at Bryan Cave.

John serves on the boards of Store Supply Warehouse, Randall Manufacturing, The Saint Louis Brewery, K. Hall Studio and Bulk Tank Holdings. He also sits on the board of trustees of John Burroughs School and the Muny. Previously he served on the board of Revenue Cycle Partners Holdings and as president of the board of trustees of Community School. John is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Princeton University.

Spencer Burke


The St. Louis Trust Company

Spencer B. Burke is responsible for marketing and the evaluation of private investment opportunities. Prior to joining The St. Louis Trust Company, Spencer served in senior management positions and was responsible for the investment banking operations at both A.G. Edwards and Edward Jones, LLP. He was also a partner in the corporate and securities law department of Bryan Cave LLP. Spencer began his career in corporate law and finance with Sullivan & Cromwell in New York City. He earned both his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and his JD from the University of Pennsylvania.

Spencer is very active in numerous non-profit organizations in St. Louis, including Opera Theatre of St. Louis, the Mercantile Library, the Radio Arts Foundation and the Nine Network. He is an Adjunct Professor of Family Business at the Olin School of Business at Washington University and serves on the Boards of the Mallinckrodt Foundation (a provider of grants for medical research) and the Whitaker Foundation (a leading provider of arts funding in St. Louis). Spencer’s other outside interests include opera, sports (golf and tennis) and bridge.

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Corporate Relations
Co-hosted with: Olin Finance Club, Family Business Program

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