MEET THE TEAM
Mike is a former collegiate and professional coach, athletic administrator and senior sports executive with over 40 years of experience. He brings an entrepreneurial spirit to Saddleback Stables and manages the LLC similar to a professional sports franchise. Prior to his current position Moore was the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at St Louis Community College at Forest Park. He served as President and CEO of the highly successful State Games of America, a national Olympic-style sports festival held in the St Louis metropolitan region in 1999 and 2001. The Continental Basketball Association, at that time the official developmental league of the NBA, hired Mike to be their Director of Business Development and CBA Properties. He was employed by the Illinois Governor’s Council on Health and Physical Fitness, serving on the staff of Governor Jim Thompson and Governor Jim Edgar.
In 1987 Moore opened the Ball Park Sports Center, the first privately owned multi-sport complex in Southwestern Illinois. Additionally, he coached soccer on the collegiate and professional level and served, for nearly 25 years, as a spokesperson for Nike’s soccer division, conducting coaching clinics and player development camps throughout the Midwest. He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville where he was a member of the first intercollegiate basketball team under the direction of legendary NBA Hall of Fame player and coach Harry Gallatin. Moore currently serves on the St Louis University, John Cook School of Business, Sports Business Advisory Board, the Illinois Equine Research and Promotions Board and has been a long time member of the St. Louis Sports Commission . Mike oversees the breeding, racing, sales and overall operation of Saddleback Stables Thoroughbreds, LLC.
Maureen is the founder and rights holder of the Leaders in Education program which Peabody Energy introduced as its’ flagship outreach program in the U.S. for the past six years. Maureen created and owns Saddleback Chocolates, an equine-themed premium chocolate company. Over the past 30 years, Maureen has had a successful career in event management and corporate development; most notably at St. Louis University where she was responsible for the funding campaign of Chaifetz Arena. Moore also served as the President and CEO of the Illinois Health and Sports Foundation, President of the National Congress of State Games and Founder of the State Games of America.
Moore currently serves as the Board Vice President of the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation and a board member of the Cardinal Glennon Hospital Foundation and Bob Emig Foundation. Moore most recently has been named a 2016 “Woman of Distinction” by the Missouri Athletic Club.
Moore graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration in both Accounting and Finance from Saint Louis University. She and her husband, Michael have two sons, Patrick and Kyle.
Mr. Timothy R. Fogerty, Tim has been the Chief Executive Officer of Karl Bissinger, Inc. since March 2013. Mr. Fogerty served as Chief Executive Officer of Gateway EDI Inc. at The TriZetto Group, Inc. Mr. Fogerty has led TriZetto’s Gateway EDI independent subsidiary for more than 20 years. He leverages extensive software development and healthcare industry expertise to help Gateway EDI maintain its market position. He served as President of Gateway EDI Inc. He joined…the startup, Office Tech, in 1987 and it developed quickly into a profitable small business and had responsibility for sales, software development, customer service and finances.
In 1990, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Office Tech., and in 1992, he was responsible for the evolving Office Tech., into an electronic claims clearinghouse service. He considered a visionary in the healthcare revenue cycle management industry. Mr. Fogerty has been the Chairman of Karl Bissinger, Inc. since 2012 and serves as its Director. He served as Chairman of Gateway EDI, Inc. Mr. Fogerty is a graduate of Washington University in Saint Louis, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in information systems.
Aaron is the vice president of operations for the Leaders in Education program and founded the Bob Emig Foundation. He has over 15 years not-for-profit experience from volunteering as a youth, working at philanthropic organizations, to creating and developing a not-for-profit 501(c)3 foundation. Aaron is experienced in various marketing systems, event planning, team leadership building and developing relationships through consistent networking. He graduated from the University of Missouri – Columbia with a degree in finance and banking.
Cheryl is a dedicated equestrian and has been a valued employee of Saddleback Stables since 2008. She is responsible for the daily care and feeding of the horses, as well as maintenance of the stables and pastures. She assists with foaling and the safekeeping of our broodmares and retired racehorses. She has a sharp eye for the weight, muscle tone and soundness of our equine athletes. Cheryl brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the operation and has a genuine love for the horses.