Our team

Yolanda DePrater

Executive Director

Yolanda comes to Eagle Wings Ministries d/b/a ShoeCrew Water Projects, with 30 years experience in corporate leadership.  She is seen as a change agent and uses her extensive acumen in operations and organizational development to strengthen the organizations infrastructure and effectiveness.  Her drive for excellence is second only to her deep passion for serving those in need. Yolanda earned her MBA and her Bachelors degree from Lindenwood University. In her mythical spare time she loves travel and spending time with her kids and grandchildren!

Jay Peters

Board Chairman

Jay Peters is owner of Spectrum Cleaning & Restoration Services, in operation for 30 years in multiple cities across the Country.  Jay is also the president of Pillar Holding Company, which owns and manages commercial properties.  He is the founder and president of Agape Inventory Donation,  a 501(C)3 not for profit corporation that supports other not for profits by accepting large scale inventories from across the Country.  Jay has a heart for and loves to mentor young people.  He attended Ohio State University and Tennessee Temple University, where he studied business administration and economics.

Jim Matush

Board Member

James “Jim” Matush, CFP, MBA, is a 5-Star Rated Wealth Advisor and a seasoned strategic financial planner. Jim founded Trinity Wealth Advisors with a personal conviction to come alongside his client families and make a tangible difference in their lives by helping them focus on the possibilities that wealth provides as well as the greater purpose it can serve. Jim established the St. Louis Chapter of the CPA/Law Forum and is a member of the CBMC (Christian Businessmen’s Connection), the National Christian Foundation, Kirkwood Chamber of Commerce, the Kirkwood Rotary Club, Washington University Alumni Association and attends Windsor Crossing Community Church. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis.


Justin Walker

Board Member

Justin Walker leads the Career Foundation Programs at The Boeing Company, aimed at enhancing the overall early-career strength and capabilities for the HR, IT, Business & Finance, and Engineering functions. Justin also served as a strategic HR business partner developing and executing HR-related strategy for corporate functions. Prior to Boeing, Justin worked for Saint Louis University HR supporting healthcare and finance strategy. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a MBA from Saint Louis University.

Kerry Schulte

Logistics Coordinator

Michael Bloom



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