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Roman Wuller Named St. Louis United Way Board Chair

January 25, 2024

Thompson Coburn chair Roman Wuller has been named as the new board chair for United Way of Greater St. Louis, succeeding Keith Williamson. In this role, Roman will lead United Way’s Board of Directors and oversee governance and policy setting, with a focus on mission, vision, and strategic direction.

“I am honored to serve as Board Chair for an organization like United Way that has been making a tremendous impact in the community for over a century,” Roman said. “I truly believe in the important role United Way plays in uplifting our neighbors and at Thompson Coburn, we are confident in United Way’s efficiency and effectiveness to help people live their best possible lives.”

Thompson Coburn has been a partner of United Way since 1972 and has raised over $10 million for them since their partnership began.

“United Way is thrilled to have Roman serving in this capacity. Thompson Coburn has been one of United Way’s biggest supporters for years, and we are excited to have one of their very best lead our Board of Directors,” said Michelle Tucker, President and CEO of United Way of Greater St. Louis. “Our aim is to continue uniting community-impact strategies by introducing shared initiatives across the nonprofit and for-profit sectors to improve outcomes. Roman’s leadership will help to ensure we remain focused in this direction.”

Roman serves as chair of the firm, representing major corporations in high-stakes litigation in venues across the country. He has decades of experience representing clients across a variety of industries in commercial litigation, class actions, arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. Wuller has particular experience representing clients in the telecommunications and energy sectors.

United Way of Greater St. Louis unites people, resources, and funding to help build strong and equitable communities across a 16-county region in Missouri and Illinois.