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Nerinx Business Network

Find Nerinx alum owned and operated businesses below—listed alphabetically under industry/category.

Own or operate a business you'd like to tell the Nerinx community about? We are in the process of developing a Nerinx Business Network Directory and would appreciate you sharing your information. If you're a Nerinx alumna or the parent of a current or past student who owns a business, we hope you'll consider sharing your business information with us. Use the Google Form available via this link


Documodern LLC
Susan Allen '91


Combs Auto Service & Tire Center
Scott Combs
Maddie Combs 2016 and Josie Combs 2021
We are open 8 a.m.–4 p.m., Monday–Friday. If your car needs service, drop off your vehicle or we can provide free pick and delivery service. Call (314) 821-6100 to schedule an appointment.


Red Hen Business Services
Cora Allen
Class of 2022 Parent
(314) 574-9112
We provide bookkeeping and graphic design services for small businesses, and would be delighted to help any small businesses in the Nerinx community navigate the Paycheck Protection Program application process, plan a pivot or create a recovery plan, or assist with any other management or planning questions during this incredibly uncertain time. We will always answer questions for free, especially now.


Coughing Into Phones
Annemarie “Frankie” 
Ruprecht Babaian '88

3442 California Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63118
(314) 681-1766
Business consultant specializing in publicity & financial management for musicians, artists, and non-profits.

Gates Group Consulting
Clare Gates '02
6567 Bradley Ave.
St. Louis MO 63139
(314) 494-2917

ITC Group LLC - Consulting and Marketing
Melissa Pariani
Class of 2021 Parent
(314) 288-0058
Our focus is to help businesses find cost effective voice, data and networking needs through various telecommunication carriers. We can assist in work at home solutions for employees, security and conferencing as more and more employers are choosing to have employees work from home.

Kacie Connects
Kacie Brennell '09
Leadership consulting for women

Graphic & Web Design services

Psi Graphics, LLC
Brijhette Farmer '07
2014 Chestnut Street
Oakland, CA 94612
Psi Graphics focues on providing beautiful and affordable design to freelancers, startups, and small organizations. Logos, websites, data visualizations, and social media engagement. In addition, I currently work as a Sr Visual & UI Designer for Target's New Ventures & Accelerators team in San Francisco. Our team focuses on the future of retail in its many forms.


Tuxedo Park STL Bed & Breakfast
Maureen Mulligan Elliott '81
700 Tuxedo Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63119
(314) 801-8818
If you are planning an event this summer for under 50, consider having it be here! We do great birthday parties and micro-weddings. Several of your lucky guests will be pampered for the entire weekend. Middle of the week special pricing for a minimum 2-night whole inn rental and event.


Childress Legal, LLC
Denise Childress '05
100 Chesterfield Business Parkway, Ste 200
Chesterfield, MO 63005
(314) 956-7099
After three years at my former Firm, I was named partner, a position in which I served for two years. In true Nerinx empowered-woman fashion, I decided to open my own law firm, Childress Legal, LLC. My practice covers traffic tickets, criminal charges, and drivers licensing issues, with a focus on DWI defense.

Law Offices of Susan Burke
Susan Burke '71
8156 Stratford Dr.
Clayton, MO 63105
(314) 727-7100


Center for Mindfulness & CBT
Claire Borgschulte Wallace '07
322 E Clinton Place
St. Louis, MO 63122
(314) 369-9829
I am currently working in private practice as a pediatric psychologist.

Empowered Spaces
Kelly Caul '98
7602 Big Bend Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63119
(314) 952-3199
Empowered Spaces is a Center for Connection and Wellness with the primary mission is to provide and facilitate opportunities for healing, connection, and community. The offerings here focus both on deepening the connection with one’s most authentic Self while also building genuine connections with one another.

Kansas City Center for Anxiety Treatment, P.A.
Katie Kriegshauser '05
10555 Marty Street, Ste. 100
Overland Park, KS 66212
(314) 308-5929
The Kansas City Center for Anxiety Treatment (KCCAT) is a team-based specialty center focused on treating anxiety and related disorders across the lifespan, as well as contributing to the advancement of science related to preventing and treating anxiety disorders. KCCAT also serves as a training facility for early career mental healthcare providers at the pre-doctoral and post-graduate levels.

Personalized gifts

Personalized for You
Julie Hagenhoff Reib '87
2751 Gillham
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 994-5080
Tuesday through Thursday

Our showroom is currently closed due to the pandemic, but you may still call, email, or order online. 


Clarity Street Realty
Carolyn Borroni Mantia '81

Good Haus Realty
Debbie Guithues Voss '83

RESTAURANTS, bakeries,
& catering

Bartolino's Restaurant
Kate Gaertner Saracino '79

The Block Restaurant
Lea Del Pietro Doherty '92
146 West Lockwood Ave
Webster Groves, MO  63119
(314) 918-7900

Christy's Cookies
Christy Stewart '83
8938 Rollick Dr.
Tomball, TX 77375

My Sister's Kitchen
Betsy Moloney Bruns '82
1733 Greening Ln.
St. Louis, MO 63122

Pasta House Company
Phyllis Bayer Fresta '58

Pretzel Boy's
Jamie Villmer-Garvey '06
3855 Shaw Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110
(636) 861-9005

Sinhala Spice
Beth Bailey DeSilva '97
Facebook/Instagram: @sinhalaspice
My husband, Nil DeSilva, was first generation born in America.  This business is our passion project, combining his passion of Sri-Lankan cooking and my passion of culture and travel. Sinhala Spice is about creating a memorable, meaningful and engaging way to experience ethnic cusine. We will come to your home (or agreed upon location) and prepare a full-course Sri-Lankan meal from scratch. The best part is we do all the cooking and clean up after ourselves; your kitchen will be spotless!! Now how can you beat that?

Woods Supermarket
Joan Perry Woods '66
Bolivar, MO 65613
(417) 326-7710


Pet Center Ltd.
Becky Markenson Simons '04
5004 Chesapeake Lane
Columbia, MO 65202
(314) 753-3696
I’ve been a small animal veterinarian for 6 years. I graduated from University of Missouri-Columbia College of Veterinary Medicine in 2013.


Aisle Less Traveled LLC
Cindy Savage '99
I specialize in non-traditional weddings for independent, feminist, and LGBTQ+ couples.