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Lyda Krewson

Lyda Krewson

District 1

St. Louis

Term Expires January 1, 2027

Board of Curators Office
316 University Hall
Columbia, MO 65211

Lyda Krewson was appointed to the University of Missouri Board of Curators in 2024 by Governor Mike Parson.

Krewson served as the 46th Mayor of the City St. Louis from 2017-2021, and as an Alderman of St. Louis from 1997-2017.

She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and served as the CFO of an international design firm in St. Louis from 1984 until her election as the first woman mayor of St. Louis in 2017. From 1977 to 1984, she worked in public accounting with Touche Ross & Co (now Deloitte).

Krewson is also an alumna of Leadership St Louis and has served on numerous community boards and committees.

In 1976, Krewson received a Bachelor of General Studies in Accounting from the University of Missouri – St. Louis, and in 1974, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Education in Psychology and Special Education from Truman State University. She grew up in the Midwest and is a proud graduate of Moberly High School.

Krewson and her husband, Mike Owens, reside in the Central West End (CWE) in St Louis. They have two grown children and one grandchild.

Reviewed 2024-06-11