Press Release: Executive Director for IFF’s Southern Region, Stephen Westbrooks, among the recipients of the 2023 St. Louis Titan 100

St. Louis, MO (January 11, 2023) Titan CEO and headline sponsor Wipfli LLP are pleased to announce Stephen Westbrooks, Executive Director of the Southern Region for IFF, as a 2023 St. Louis Titan 100. The Titan 100 program recognizes St. Louis’s Top 100 CEO’s & C-level executives. They are the area’s most accomplished business leaders in their industry using criteria that includes demonstrating exceptional leadership, vision, and passion. Collectively the 2023 St. Louis Titan 100 and their companies employ more than 89,000 individuals and generate $26 billion dollars in annual revenues. This year’s honorees will be published in a limited-edition Titan 100 book and profiled exclusively online. They will be honored at the annual awards ceremony on April 6th, 2023 at The Factory, and will be given the opportunity to interact and connect multiple times throughout the year with their fellow Titans.

“The Titan 100 are changing the way that business is done in St. Louis. These preeminent leaders have built a distinguished reputation that is unrivaled and preeminent in their field. We proudly recognize the Titan 100 for their efforts to shape the future of the St. Louis business community. Their achievements create a profound impact that makes an extraordinary difference for their customers and clients across the nation.” says Jaime Zawmon, President of Titan CEO.

As Executive Director for the Southern Region of IFF, a nationally recognized mission-driven lender, developer, and real-estate consultant for Midwest nonprofits, Westbrooks is responsible for leading the organization’s bold regional strategy, and guiding the deployment of IFF’s full suite of community development tools including capital, real estate expertise, research, and policy knowledge, to accelerate the impact of regional nonprofits.

IFF is one of only a few nationally to hold the top-ranked Aeris four-star rating for impact management and AAA rating for financial strength and performance. From 1988 to 2021, IFF has made more than $1.3 billion in community development loans, leveraging $4 billion in community investments.

“I’m honored to be named along with so many impressive leaders who are working to make the St. Louis region stronger,” said Stephen Westbrooks, Executive Director for the Southern Region of IFF. “I look forward to building relationships with my fellow Titan 100 honorees, and finding places of mission alignment and opportunities for collaboration.”

Stephen Westbrooks will be honored at the annual Titan 100 awards celebration on April 6th, 2023 at The Factory. This unique cocktail-style awards event will gather 100 Titans of Industry and their guests for an evening unlike anything that exists in the St. Louis business community.

“On behalf of all the partners and associates at Wipfli we congratulate all the Titan 100 winners. It’s an honor to recognize this special group of leaders in the St. Louis community. We appreciate the lasting impact each leader has made, and continues to make, in building organizations of significance both here in St. Louis and abroad. Your ingenuity and creativity have set you apart, and the honor of being seen as an industry Titan is most deserved,” says Adam Herman, partner at Wipfli.

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Media Contact: Laura Silverman, Director of Communications, gro.ffi@namrevlisl

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