Speakers & Events




Wednesday, June 30, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 8:00PM


Tamera Lash Brown

St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station Executive Director

Location: Deer Creek Club, 9861 Deer Creek Hill, St. Louis, MO  63124

5:00 p.m. Annual Business Meeting, Members only

6:00 p.m. Cocktails (cash bar) and passed Hors-d’oeuvres $25 per person

6:30 p.m. Program | “A Day in the Life of an Aquarium”

Tami is a senior non-profit professional with proven expertise in strategic planning and implementation, management of board and staff, project management and the development and execution of effective integrated marketing and fund-raising communications. Particularly astute at building collaborations for effective mutual benefit and the use of metrics and ROI models to determine performance.

She successfully built an operations team, protocols and procedures to open the St. Louis Aquarium in just more than four months. Her role focuses on providing an outstanding experience for the attraction’s guests and setting the vision, overall direction and operational standards for the Aquarium. Her focus the past year has been to provide leadership to design and implement reopening protocols and procedures for the health and safety of our team, our guests and our animals.

Tami also is the General Manager of the Greater Cleveland Aquarium where she developed and implemented all operational culture, strategy, procedures and structure for one of Cleveland’s newest visitor attractions.  Lead on-going oversight and vision for the Aquarium growth and brand, including strategy, community relations, budgeting, gallery upgrades and exhibit changes and oversight of non-profit affiliate.  She created and implemented an interpretive plan to add value to visit and to increase education and entertainment for guests and so much more.

Please RSVP to Becky Doane at Rdoane@thompsoncoburn.com.  Checks payable to Explorers Club St. Louis Chapter, mail to Becky Doane, 10234 Mullally Drive, St. Louis, MO  63123.

Contact Us

The Explorers Club Saint Louis
c/o Cynthia Peters
8423 Kingsbury Blvd.
Clayton, MO 63105

Email cynthiaspeters@gmail.com