Greater St. Louis Chapter of WIFS

St. Louis, Missouri


WIFS Greater St. Louis Chapter hopes that everyone is being safe, healthy and trying to stay as virtually connected as possible. We will get through this!! 

We are committed to helping in any way that we can and keeping social distancing as part of our practice during this unprecedented time, we are going be having our "luncheons" via Zoom.

We look forward to seeing you all virtually!

There will be no charge to attend any of the
upcoming luncheons via Zoom meetings.


WIFS Upcoming Event

October 28, 2020
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

You are Invited to Join Us:
TopGolf Chesterfield
Conversation, beverages, light snacks & Golf

Reserve Your Spot Now;  Seating is Limited (25 max)
1 drink ticket per person

 ******* IMPORTANT NOTE *******
Guests are required to wear a facemask at Topgolf Chesterfield upon entry to the venue until you get to your bay, and while moving throughout the venue. When in your bay at a safe social distance from other guests who are not in your group, you are not required to wear a mask - this includes while eating, drinking or hitting. Masks are not required for children under the age of 10 or for those with underlying health conditions.

Thank you to our Sponsor
Mutual of Omaha ~ Gateway Division Office


Elias L. Corpas III CLF®
Managing Director – Gateway DO

Elias began his career as a Financial Advisor over 15 years ago and built his practice based on planning and bringing Risk Management and Retirement Planning into full scope with his clients.  He believes the only thing more powerful than a plan is having the right guidance and resources to execute it effectively.  Over the course of his career he has found a great love and passion for Development, Leadership and Building a Collaborative Supportive Culture.  These are the foundations to growing High Achieving Advisors and Leaders and the key to providing the slight edge we all need to pursue our full potential.
Growing up in Colorado he has a love for the outdoors and enjoys creating experiences with his two daughters and wife.  Sports, Fishing, Amusement Parks, snowboarding and just working to create a life of significance is what drives him every day.  He also has two dogs and a big gray cat.
Mutual of Omaha
Gateway Divsion Office
3636 S. Geyer Rd., Suite 150
St. Louis, MO 63127
office 314.822.0555


November 11, 2020
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Join us for Lunch @ Il Bel Lago
11631 Olive Blvd, Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Discussion :  
  Lunch selection choice is one of the following:
sandwich, pasta, or salad and soft drink. 
The price will be $25 per person. 
 Each person will pay for their lunch at the restaurant. 
The menus will be on the table, we mark our selection on the paper menu, the waiter gathers our selections, serves the food, and collects the payment.


********    IMPORTANT NOTE ********

  If you want to attend but are not ready to be there in person, we will broadcast the speaker on ZOOM. 
We will send out the invitation via the internet. 

RSVP YES, count me in. I'll be at Il Bel Lago
RSVP NO, I will not be at Il Bel Lago, but would like to attend by Zoom.


Congratulations to our very own Joanna Pallardy who had her opinion/wellness artical pulished in the latest issue of WIFS AdviseHER! (pg 23)

Click on the link to read!!


A Big Thank You to Our 2020 Sponsors:






Greater St. Louis Chapter WIFS
As the preeminent professional organization for women in the insurance and financial services industry, Women in Insurance & Financial Services (WIFS) is dedicated to attracting capable women to the insurance and financial services sector, developing their talents and advancing them toward their fullest potential. 

The Vision of the Greater St. Louis Chapter of WIFS is to provide industry knowledge, best practices, leadership development, networking opportunities and support for women in all financial services related industries.

The Greater St. Louis Chapter of WIFS was founded in 2015. We are committed to advancing women working in all areas of the financial services industry in the greater St. Louis area.

We meet monthly for lunch-and-learn style meetings that feature a guest speaker on a topic that positively impacts the success of our Member's business. Each meeting also includes mastermind time which gives you one on one connection with Members and guests when you need resources, ideas, and inspiration to grow your business.

In addition to structured monthly meetings, we enjoy making meaningful connections and having fun! We have quarterly social events which strengthen our relationships and grow our sphere of influence in a more relaxed environment.

Education * Mentorship * Networking * Local Events * MDRT Membership * Recognition * Your Voice * Online Resources * National Conference *
Social Media * Association & Industry News * Speaker's Bureau *
and much, much more!

Meet Our 2020 Leadership Team

                               Kelli Lewis              Kathy Pallarito         
                                President               Vice President         

                            Anna Bertrand           Carol Hofer
                                Secretary                Treasurer     

           Carrie Burggraf          Heidi Martin          JoAnna Pallardy
              Sponsorship            Membership          Comm. Outreach