Frances Schmitz

Director of Finance and Operations

As the Director of Finance and Operations, Frances oversees YouthBridge’s financial operations and processes, human resource functions, and administration of the YouthBridge office. She brings a wealth of business and operations experience to YouthBridge having spent over 20 years working in higher education and at various nonprofit agencies. Most recently, Frances was the Director of Business Administration at several parishes within the Archdiocese of St Louis.

Born and raised in St. Louis, Frances is a graduate of Saint Louis University and is a lifelong supporter of the region. She is a member of the St Martha’s Giving Circle with the Roman Catholic Foundation and supports various women’s and children’s charities. From fundraising to grief support, her volunteerism knows no bounds and has impacted several schools and nonprofit organizations in the metro area.