• Kristin Williams Named Development Director at BCI

    Boone Center, Inc. (BCI)—a nonprofit that inspires and supports people with disabilities through a continuum of employment and training opportunities—recently named Kristin Williams as its Director of Development. Her responsibilities include engaging donors, grants, and special events in order to advance the organization’s mission of connecting people with disabilities to meaningful work.

    “We are thrilled to have Kristin join our team,” said BCI CEO Troy Compardo. “She brings a wealth of experience and leadership in development and nonprofits. She also has a personal connection and passion for our mission. That, coupled with her deep ties in the community, are an exciting combination in support of our services to adults with disabilities.”     

    Prior to this position, Williams served as the Patient and Community Engagement Director at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters and Progress West Hospitals. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Philosophy from University of Wisconsin-Madison and her Masters of Business Administration from Webster University. She is a past participant of Vision Leadership of St. Charles County as well as a member of the Athena Leadership Foundation of St. Charles.

    “I am thrilled to join BCI and support a mission that is near and dear to my heart,” said Williams. “To be able to continue to live and work in St. Charles County and serve an organization that focuses on an individual’s strengths and abilities to find purposeful employment truly excites me.  I look forward to building on their strong foundation and assisting to further the mission.”

    About BCI: Headquartered at 200 Trade Center Dr. W in St. Peters, Mo., BCI currently employs almost 250 adults with disabilities under its organizational employment program and serves dozens more with employment services, vocational training, and follow-along services under its competitive employment program and Skills Center. For more information, call (636) 978-4300 or visit http://www.boonecenter.com/.