Jody Valentine joined CEMA in February of 2022 and serves as a Government Services Analyst working on ARPA. Jody began his City of St. Louis career as an Accountant in the Department of Health in March of 2020 working on the Ryan White Part A, MAI and HOPWA federal grant programs.
Jody has a Bachelor's degree in Finance from the University of Toledo and a MBA in Marketing from Miami (OH) University. Jody has spent most of his career in various strategic planning, business and analytical roles at large corporations in the Food & Beverage and Aerospace industries. Jody previously worked as the Director of Business Development at Anheuser-Busch InBev where he managed a large portfolio of strategic brand partnerships and licensing agreements.
Jody is a sports and live music enthusiast and special needs advocate. He enjoys attending Truman State football games to cheer on his oldest son and volunteering and coaching his youngest son's Special Olympics teams.