John Schmerold

Director of Information Technology


Director of Information Technology

John serves has served as LionsGate Advisors Director, Information Technology since 2015.  He is the Owner of Katy Computer Systems and brings over three decades of experience in information technology to this position.  John’s firm is dedicated to providing computer systems and services to businesses in the St. Louis area.

John holds a M.H.A. in Hospital and Healthcare Administration from St. Louis University and a B.S. in Biochemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

John’s business experience also includes serving as the Director, Information Technology IT Consultant for Hochschild, Bloom & Co, LLP and provided IT guidance for clients of the firm.  He was previously Director Planning & Marketing Research at St. Joseph Hospital of Kirkwood where he was responsible for Hospital program development, strategic planning process, monitoring political and regulatory issues, internal and ex­ternal data collection and analysis necessary for marketing activities of the hospital.

Outside of the office, John has served as Board Chair, Board Member, Secretary of the Board, Member of Finance, Governance and Mission & Quality Improvement committees for Nazareth Living Center.  He was awarded the Leading Age Trustee of the Year Award for state of Missouri in 2017.  He held the position of Member of Investment Committee for Benedictine Health Systems, Member of IT Committee for St. Joseph Institute for the Deft, Advisory Board Member at Vatterott College.

John dedicates his time to the Young Entrepreneurs Organization, American College of Healthcare Executives, Healthcare Financial Management Association and St. Louis Area Chambers of Commerce.

He resides in Richmond Heights with his wife Amy and has four children.