May Scheve Reardon

Executive Director, Missouri Lottery


May Scheve Reardon has served as the executive director of the Missouri Lottery since December 2009. As the first woman to hold this position, Reardon brings extensive leadership experience from the financial, nonprofit and government sectors, including serving 12 years as a Missouri state representative. Reardon previously worked as an assistant vice president at Regions Morgan Keegan, a private wealth management firm in St. Louis, and she was also director of development at the Richard A. Gephardt Institute for Public Service at Washington University in St. Louis. In addition, Reardon taught political science and communications at Webster University from 2005 to 2009. Reardon holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Saint Louis University and a master’s degree in communications from Webster University. She currently serves as board president of the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) and has served on its product development committee. She has also previously served as president of the executive board of the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL) and currently serves as its government relations chair, as well as sitting on the vendor relations and business development committees. Reardon currently lives in St. Louis with her husband, Tim. They have three children in college.
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