Our Team

The Incarnate Word Foundation team brings their talents to serve our community efforts to help achieve a strong, inclusive, and more equitable society.


Since our beginnings in 1997, the staff of the Incarnate Word Foundation has collaborated with countless community partners in service to the people of Missouri and East Saint Louis, Illinois.

Bridget McDermott Flood
Executive Director

Kate Flatley
Senior Program Director

Sr. Helena Monahan, CCVI
Senior Project Manager

Mary C. Foshage
Senior Communications Director

Sarah Banks

Sr. Annette Pezold, CCVI
Praying Sister

Our Mission

The Incarnate Word Foundation promotes efforts in our community to empower the poor and marginalized, especially women, children, and seniors, to attain quality of life.

Board of Directors

The Incarnate Word Foundation is grateful for the contributions these community leaders make in service of our mission and the people of St. Louis.

Sr. Mary Margaret Bright, CCVI
Sr. Marichui Bringas Aguirre, CCVI

Jessica Cook
Sr. Kathleen Coughlin, CCVI
Brian Davies
Judge Jimmie Edwards, JD
Board Chair
Sr. Maria Teresa Flores, CCVI
Regina Fowler, CPA
Deborah (Deb) H. Godwin
Dennis Gonzales, PhD
Vice Chair
Jon Igoe, JD
Dan Isom, PhD
Bryan Sokol, PhD