Tamiko Armstead - President of Cardinal Ritter College Prep High School
Tamiko Armstead is president of Cardinal Ritter College Preparatory high school, an elite Catholic high school serving African American students since 1979. Tamiko is very familiar with the school’s mission of Academic Excellence, Faith Development and Leadership not only as president but also as an alum and as a parent of two sons who currently attend. In her first year at Ritter, Tamiko and her team were responsible for Cardinal Ritter Prep having a wait list for admission. Before joining Cardinal Ritter Prep as president, she had a successful career at Edward Jones. She was recently elected as part of the inaugural Emerging Leader class by her alma mater, Washington University Olin business school and currently serves on the board of the Little Bit Foundation that advocates for and serves impoverished children in St. Louis. Tamiko is a member of the SLBDI Initiative Fellows Cohort 1 and currently Making Black History.