Our CEO – Stan Shoun

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Ranken CEO, Stan Shoun brings a background of military service, a degree in aeronautical engineering and a long career in technical education to his position. Embarking on a second career in education after retiring from the US Navy in 1996, Shoun served as the Vice President of Workforce Development and Continuing Education at Central Virginia Community College (CVCC) in Lynchburg, Va., and also served as that college’s Dean of Math, Science and Engineering.  Most recently, he held the position as President of Ranken Technical College (2009-2019). As CEO, Shoun is responsible for strategic planning of programs and partnerships that integrate education and workforce solutions.

In his time at CVCC, Shoun oversaw four satellite campuses. He led in the establishment of two additional satellite campuses as well as numerous new classes and associate degree programs.

Before CVCC, Shoun served as the director of the A. Linwood Holton Governor’s School in Southwest Virginia, providing oversight for the day-to-day operations of a virtual school for gifted and talented students. The school provided math, science and engineering classes to 38 high schools in 12 school districts in Southwest Virginia.

Shoun holds a Master of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School and a Bachelor of Science degree (cum laude) from East Tennessee State University, where he majored in political science, public administration and education. He is also a graduate of the Naval War College where he studied political science and international affairs.

Our President – Don Pohl

Our Board

Ranken’s Board of Trustees is a dedicated group of professionals whose collective expertise in education and industry is a vital factor in the College’s continuing success.

John Jeffrey Pitts

Department: Board of Trustees
Chairman of the Board; Retired, Senior Plant Manager Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc.


Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge

Department: Board of Trustees
Vice Chairman of the Board; Director of Lambert-St. Louis International Airport


Steven L. Moss

Department: Board of Trustees
Secretary, Treasurer of the Board; Retired Senior Vice President of New Business Development, Nooter/Eriksen, Inc.


Mike Adorjan

Department: Board of Trustees
President, FW Electric


Vicki Dawkins

Department: Board of Trustees
President, Emerson Hermetic Motor


Philip Evans

Department: Board of Trustees
Vice President, Aftermarket Solutions, Hussman


Rebecca Fritsch

Department: Board of Trustees
Vice President, Commercial Middle Market, Fifth Third Bank,


Randy Fusz

Department: Board of Trustees
President & CEO, Lou Fusz Automotive


Thomas A. Gieseking

Department: Board of Trustees
Vice President, Fleet Operations, Enterprise Fleet Management


Timothy H. Goodson

Department: Board of Trustees
Vice President for Operations, Spire


Pamela B. Jackson

Department: Board of Trustees
Retired Vice President, Emerson


Michael Loynd

Department: Board of Trustees
Attorney/Investment Manager, The Loynd Group


Art J. McCoy, PhD

Department: Board of Trustees
Superintendent of Schools, Jennings School District


Michael McMillan

Department: Board of Trustees
President & Chief Executive Officer, Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis


Edward L. Monser IV

Department: Board of Trustees
Retired President, Emerson Electric Company


Dave Schepers

Department: Board of Trustees
Retired Vice President, Energy Delivery Technical Services, Ameren Corporation


Bruno Schmitter

Department: Board of Trustees
President and Chief Executive Officer, Hydromat, Inc.


Michael Train

Department: Board of Trustees
President, Emerson Electric Company


Scott Wittkop

Department: Board of Trustees
President and Chief Operating Officer for McCarthy Holdings, Inc.


Sarah Wendt

Department: Board of Trustees
Vice President, Talent Acquisition, Express Scripts