Lori Jacob is President/CEO, Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis, Inc. Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis, Inc.(JASTL) is a member of JA USA, which is the largest and fastest growing provider of economic education for youth. Founded in 1943, JASTL has become the 5th largest JA operation in the United States. Local operation encompasses 27 counties in Missouri and 18 counties in southern Illinois. Last school year, 136,373 students in over 831 schools in Kindergarten through 12th grades participated in JA programs. Programs are offered in parochial, private, and public schools and education centers in and around St. Louis with district operations in outlying areas. For more information, visit www.jastl.org.