CFHA Board of Directors

Gary Heldt


Gary has been on the CFHA board since 2015 and previously served as vice president. He is an active member of the community and has served as president of the Hermann Chamber of Commerce and on the board of the Hermann Hospital Foundation. He is on the Board of Directors of the Erik Heldt Memorial Scholarship Fund. Gary is retired from the MFA in Rhineland/ Hermann where he was general manager for 35 years. He resides just north of Hermann with his wife, Patty. 

Ron Kraettli

Vice President

Ron has been a CFHA board member since 2017. He also serves on the boards of the Hermann Regional Economic Development group, Meramec Regional Planning Commission and the Community Foundation of the Ozarks. Ron has president of the Hermann Area Chamber of Commerce, having served several terms in that position. He is also president of Hermann Lions Club. Ron lives in the Hermann area and is a retired banker from Peoples Savings Bank and CitiGroup.

Paula Pierce


Paula has been a CFHA board member 10 years and secretary for 9 of those years. She has lived in Hermann community for 22 years and is actively involved with Hermann Area Crusade Against Cancer (chair and co-founder), established in 2005. Paula served as president of Hermann Area District Hospital Auxiliary from 2004-2015 and on the Hermann Area District Hospital Board of Directors for six years. She is past president of the Missouri Association of Hospital Auxiliaries and served on the MAHA Board for eight years. Paula has been a member of Hermann Lions Club for 3 years. She and her husband Carl, is a founder of the CFHA, reside just outside the Hermann city limits.  

Dustin Kallmeyer


Dustin has been President of the CFHA Board since 2017. Before becoming President, he served as Vice President from 2015-2017 and has been on the board since 2010. Dustin was born and raised in Hermann where he has worked for the family business, Kallmeyer Bros. Enterprises, Inc., since 2005. Dustin has been an active volunteer in our community and served on several boards including the Crusade Against Cancer from 2007-2010, the Gasconade Co R-1 School Board from 2013-2017 and YOUTH Day since 2017. He has been a member of Jaycee’s and the River City Cruiser Car Club. Dustin is married to Chelsie Kallmeyer and blessed with four wonderful kids. 

Carol Brandt

Board Member

Carol joined the CHFA board in 2020. She is a lifelong resident of Hermann area and actively involved in many organizations. Carol has served on the Gasconade County Mental Health Board treasurer since 2007. For the past 25 years, Carol has been a member of the Hermann Fire Auxiliary, currently serving as treasurer. She lives in Hermann with her husband, Glenn, and has two sons.

Brian Grannemann

Board Member

Brian has been a CFHA board member since 2015. He also serves as a board member for River Bluff Industries and the Back-to-School Backpack Program. In the past, Brian has been a board member for Historic Hermann, Hermann Chamber of Commerce, IDA, The Showboat community Theatre, and St. Paul’s UCC. Brian resides in the Hermann area and has been married to his wife, Amy, since 1987. They have five children. He has been in the service industry since 1985 and owner of Brian Grannemann Service Inc. since 1998.

Chuck Hartbauer

Board Member

Chuck was born and raised in Washington, Missouri. He and his wife, Betty, moved to Hermann in 2001 and started a traditional bed and breakfast in their home, known as the Lydia Johnson Inn. Chuck currently chairs the City of Hermann Landmarks Commission and Hermann Veterans Memorial Parkway. He is on the board of Historic Hermann Inc., served on the Tourism Commission, and co-chaired the Hermann Maifest Council. Chuck is an honorary member of Hermann VFW Post 4182 and the Hermann Garden Club.

Brent Hellman

Brent Hellman

Board Member

Brett became an ex-officio member of the CFHA Board in 2019. He was born and raised in Washington, Missouri, and moved to Hermann from Jefferson City in 2010 to continue his law practice. Brett has been married to Tamara for 33 years and they are blessed with two children.

Tom Jacquin

Board Member

Tom has been an active member of the CFHA Board since 2014. Tom was born and raised in Hermann and volunteers for many other organizations throughout the local community, including the Hermann Area Fire Department, St. George School and Parish, National Wild Turkey Federation, QUWF, Blue and White Night, Fraternity Order of Eagles in Hermann. Tom is widely recognized locally as the emcee for many benefits. He and his wife, Randi, have two children.  

Melissa Lensing

Board Member

Melissa is executive director of the Hermann Area Chamber of Commerce and also serves on the Herman Regional Economic Development Commission and as a core leader for the GRO Hermann economic development grant project. She and her husband Brian also manage his grandparents’ farm in Rhineland. Melissa retired in 2017 from a career in human resources management, most recently with GKN Aerospace in St. Louis.

Cathy Lloyd

Board Member

Cathy has been on the board of CFHA since 2016. She was born and raised in Hermann, where she helped her family run a health care business until 2015 and raised her two sons, who now attend college. Cathy has been a strong presence in the Hermann community and is a generous donor to local causes. 

Bartow Molloy

Board Member

Bartow, who began serving on the CFHA board in 2018, has been actively involved in several charities and organizations, including The Giving Council, which she founded in 2016. She is president of the Hermann Community Food Pantry and co-director of the Community Christmas program. Bartow serves on the board of the Santa Rampage charity, and the Hermann Garden Club.

Dr. Geoff Neill

Board Member

Dr. Geoff Neill joined the CFHA board in 2021. Geoff is superintendent of the Gasconade County R-1 School District in Hermann and an active member of the Hermann Lions Club, Hermann Knights of Columbus, and St. George’s parish. Geoff Lives just outside Hermann with his wife Amy and daughters Morgan and Josie.

Melissa Overkamp

Board Member

Hermann native Melissa Overcamp is a co-founder of the Hermann Area Crusade Against Cancer and continues to serve as a board member for that organization. She and her husband have two grown sons.

Janet Rodgers

Board Member

Janet is Assistant Vice President and Community Bank Manager with First State Community Bank in Hermann. She is an active board member of the Hermann Senior Housing Corporation and River Bluff Industries, a sheltered workshop for individuals with disabilities. She and her husband Dean enjoy family time, travelling, golf, and cruising in their 1940 Chevy sedan with the River City Cruisers car club.

Zach Stobart

Board Member

Zach, who joined CFHA Board in 2019, is the St. George School principal. He previously taught 12 years at Hermann High School, where he coordinated the Scholar Bowl team and co-sponsored the National Honor Society. Since moving to Hermann in 2007, he has coordinated the youth soccer league, taught confirmation and PSR classes at St. George Church, and been an active member of the Hermann Jaycees. Zach and his wife have four children.

Bart Toedtmann

Board Member

Bart joined the board of the CFHA in 2010. As a lifelong resident of Hermann, Bart is involved in many facets of our community. He currently serves as president of the Hermann Industrial Development Authority (IDA) and the Hermann Regional Economic Development (HRED) group. Bart is a past president of the Hermann Jaycees and the CFHA. He currently is chairman of Peoples Savings Bank and co-owner Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home. Bart resides in Hermann with his wife Kris. They have two grown children.

Mark Wallace

Board Member

Mark joined the CFHA Board in 2020. He has held the position the City Administrator for the City of Hermann since 2014 and has worked for the city in various capacities since 2001. Mark previously worked 22 years for a rural water district in Jefferson County, Missouri. He serves on the Hermann Community Food Pantry board, the Showboat Community Theatre board and represents the city on a number of local and state commissions and boards. Mark lives in Rhineland with his wife Marla and their dog Dingo. When not working, Mark enjoys playing bass guitar and fishing.