Aimee Wehmeier grew up in St. Charles, MO with a belief she could change the world. While attending the University of Missouri, she found a shared sense of culture and empowerment and, for the for the first time, didn’t feel ashamed of her disability. After advocating at the state level about her personal experiences, she realized the power of her voice. Currently Aimee is the President of Paraquad, one of the first grass roots advocacy Centers for Independent Living in the United States. To this day, Aimee believes that by working together and standing up for what you believe in, we can create meaningful policy change and make the world a better place.
Aimee earned a Bachelor of Educational Studies from the University of Missouri and an MBA from William Woods University. Aimee serves on the Missouri Foundation for Health and Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing Opportunity Council Board of Directors, the Washington University Occupational Therapy and MO Better Foundation Advisory Boards, and the COVID-19 Regional Response Team Steering Committee. Wehmeier was recognized in the 2015 Class of Diverse Business Leader and 2018 Class of Most Influential Business Women by the St. Louis Business Journal.