Vin Ko currently serves as the Program Manager for St. Louis Mosaic Project.
Mr. Ko graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a BA in Political Science and has a vibrant background in program management, fundraising, and leadership experience. As the Director of Operations for State Treasurer Clint Zweifel’s reelection campaign, Ko collaboratively worked as part of the campaign’s development team which raised over $2.2 million dollars. Prior to joining the St. Louis Mosaic Project, he worked at Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School (MICDS) in their Alumni and Development office. In his free time, he runs a local soccer organization known as St. Louis Pick
Up Soccer, which is known for their inclusive nature. Of their 2,500 current members, roughly 10% are foreignborn and represent over 40 nations.
A native St. Louisan, Ko’s parents immigrated to St. Louis from Hong Kong to pursue the ‘American Dream’ through entrepreneurial endeavors. He graduated from Ladue Horton Watkins High School, but also participated in the desegregation program, where he was bused from the county into the city schools, Kennard, McKinley, and Metro.
He a motivated and energetic organizer devoted to community building. Background in grassroots and non profit campaigns and development with a focus on forging strong bonds and creating new opportunities.
A special part of his heart is dedicated to the revitalization of the St. Louis area. A vision of partnering community engagement and economic development.