The Missouri Lottery Commission has named May Scheve Reardon (MA, Media Communications, 1992) as the executive director of the Missouri Lottery. She is the Lottery’s fifth executive director since Lottery sales began in January 1986.
Reardon, the first woman to hold the position, brings extensive leadership experience in the financial, nonprofit and government sectors, including 12 years as a state representative serving on budget, appropriations and a joint committee on gaming and wagering.
“We’re confident that Reardon has the skills we are looking for to lead the Missouri Lottery and move the agency in a new direction,” said Kevin Roberts, chair of the Missouri Lottery Commission. “We look forward to working with her to help the Lottery maximize funding for public education in Missouri during these tough economic times.” Continue reading