Community and Civic Volunteer
Gregory has over thirty-five years’ experience in the Consumer Product industry at Seagram’s and American Can Company, working in strategic marketing and sales management positions. He also spent four years as the Development Director of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) before retiring in October 2006.
During his career, Gregory provided leadership as a board member and trustee for a host of non-profits and foundation boards. Transcending his corporate and nonprofit experiences, Glore adds value and impact to the community through a diverse network of connections and relationships.
Gregory currently serves as a Board Member of the Gateway Center for Giving, a Board Trustee of Jazz St. Louis, and Board Trustee of the Shumaker Family Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. He also serves on the Strategic Planning Committee of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater St. Louis, the Development Committee of Flance Early Childhood Education Center, and the Education/Community Outreach Committee of Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis.
Gregory previously served on the Johnson County Community Foundation, the Francis Family Foundation; the Charlotte Street Foundation, Mid-American Arts Alliance, KC Friends of Alvin Ailey (Co-Chair of $1 Million Endowment Campaign/ Co-Chair of Board Development), and the Council of Philanthropy. He was appointed to the Missouri Arts Council by Governor Bob Holden.
A graduate of St. Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, Gregory completed the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership Fund-Raising Certificate program at the University of Missouri of Kansas City (UMKC).
How does GCG support your work in the philanthropic sector?
The Gateway Center for Giving supports my Donor Advised Fund giving practices by providing me with great resources and knowledge from the interaction of thought leaders and GCG members.