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Hosted by the Truman Alumni Association and the St. Louis Alumni Chapter

Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel
Penthouse Ballroom
9801 Natural Bridge Road | St. Louis, MO 63134

Saturday, January 21, 2017 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.


Join the St. Louis Alumni Chapter for a special event! Keynote speaker Debbie Monterrey (’91) from KMOX along with Jacob Masek (’16) will share secrets for success.

This is a FREE event for all Truman alumni, currently enrolled students, parents and friends of the University. Complimentary appetizers and soda will be provided by the Truman Alumni Association; cash bar available. For more information, contact Director of Alumni Relations Denise Smith or the Office of Advancement at 800-452-6678 or 660-785-4133. To RSVP for the event, email alumnievents@truman.edu.



Keynote Speaker:

  • Image of Debbie (Ruttendjie) Monterrey
    Debbie (Ruttendjie) Monterrey (’91)
    Morning news anchor/reporter at News Radio 1120 KMOX
    St. Louis, Missouri

    Debbie was born and raised in Chicago and graduated from Truman (then Northeast Missouri State University) in 1991 with a degree in mass communications.

    Her first radio gig was at KTUF 93.5 in Kirksville where she started off as a DJ and ended up as news director.

    Since then, she’s worked in radio in Greenville, S.C.; Columbus, Ohio; Madison, Wis. and St. Louis. She also served as the press secretary for Wisconsin Governor Scott McCallum and communications director for his campaign. Debbie has lived in the city of St. Louis for 13 years. Her husband, Steve, is an urban ag advisor for Hort Americas and is a 1990 Truman State University graduate. The couple has two children, a daughter, Caeli, born in China, and a son, Beck, born in Ethiopia.

Other Speakers:

  • Image of Jacob MasekJacob Masek (’16)
    Account Executive, KMOX
    St. Louis, Missouri