A Red Circle


Meet the faces of A Red Circle!



Erica R. Williams – Founder & Executive Director

Erica R Williams holds a BA in Paralegal Studies and an MBA, both from Maryville University. She is working on her PhD in Public Policy and Administration from Walden University, with a concentration on policy analysis.

Erica ~

* is a St. Louis Master Gardener,
* Chairs MOCAN – Missouri Council on Activity and Nutrition and is a member of the Food Systems Work Group for same.
* led a Peer Circle for Executive Directors of Color for Winrock International’s Food Systems Leadership Network,
* sits on the Youth Ed & Development committee of Kids Win Missouri and participates in HomeGrown Stl,  
* is a member of the Nine Network Community Advisory Board; and
* the recipient of several awards from local entities.

When not working for A Red Circle, Erica is on the Board of Directors for Kids Win Missouri and Propel Kitchens, and on the Community Advisory Board for Refuge and Restoration Nonprofit Organization in Ferguson, Missouri.


Drew Foster, BSW, CHW – Program Associate



Drew Foster joined A Red Circle in January, 2020.  Drew holds a Bachelor’s of Social Work from the University of Missouri St. Louis.  Prior to becoming the Program Associate, Drew served as A Red Circle’s BSW Practicum Student in the Summer and Fall semesters of 2019.  In addition to working for A Red Circle, Drew enjoys jamming on the drums.

Christopher Willcox, MSW – Mutual Aid & Policy Associate

Chris Willcox joined A Red Circle in July, 2021.  Prior to that he worked with Stl Mutual Aid on securing resources for clients.  He obtained his Masters of Social Work from the University of Missouri – St. Louis.

Nicholas Williams – Mutual Aid Assistant







Nicholas Williams is a 2020 graduate of McCluer Senior High School.  He is an avid gamer and enjoys playing his clarinet. 


Board of Directors

LaKeisha Griffin, MSW


Interest: Healthy Food Access & Racial Equality

Employment: Northside Community Housing Inc.


Roderick Gilliam


Interest: Community Outreach

Employment: Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Dr. Destiny Reddick, Ed.D


Interest: Education Equity

Employment: Normandy Schools Collaborative

Charles Johnson


Interest: Community Development

Employment: AT&T

Jerome Carroll



Interest: Community Building and Holistic Living

Employment: Veteran’s Administration

Dr. Keisha Windham, D.P.A., M.P.P.A.

Interest: Holistic Living

Employment: Washington University School of Medicine

Advisory Council

Vincent Collins

M. Michelle Wilbret

LaSaundra Hagans

Sarah Willey, MA, CFRE, SMS

Nancy Harcar

Lisa Adams

Erica Davis

Craig Bardo

Kristen Wagner, PhD, MSW

Betsy Sinclair, PhD