Kacey Cordes, LA01, vice president at U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation, was named chair of Urban Land Institute (ULI) St. Louis District Council. She was also named to chair the national ULI Public-Private Partnership Council. Cordes’ goals are to tap thoughtful leadership, prioritizing partnerships and social justice to drive equitable development throughout St. Louis.
Karen Budell, LA01, joined SurveyMonkey as vice president of brand marketing. She works at the survey software company’s San Mateo, Calif., headquarters and lives in the Santa Cruz Mountains with her husband, Joel. Previously, she worked four years at Google.