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Bob Fox

Founder NewSpace Inc.

In 1984, Bob Fox founded NewSpace Inc., a closet and home organizing business. 

Bob is also the founder and Chair of the Board of Casa de Salud and Chair of the Board of inspireSTL. He serves on the Chicago Council on Global Affairs Taskforce on Immigration for the Midwest and on the Steering Committee of the St. Louis Regional Taskforce on Immigration and Innovation.

Bob is a member of the Advisory Board of the Michael and Barbara Newmark Institute for Human Relations, and is a founding member of the Gephardt National Council for Public Service at Washington University. He also serves as the Chair of the Education Committee and is a member of the Executive Committee of the St. Louis Zoo.

Along with his wife and partner, Maxine Clark, the couple created the Maxine Clark and Bob Fox Family Foundation in 2005, which supports local causes, mostly in education and public health.

Bob and Maxine are founding sponsors of Teach For American in the St. Louis region. In 2006 they funded the Maxine Clark and Bob Fox Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. They also endowed the Chair of the Dean of the Goldfarb School of Nursing and established a professorship in the name of Raymond and Alberta Slavin at the Saint Louis University. Bob and Maxine are recipients of the 2011 Jane and Whitney Harris Community Service Award.

The two are also founding donors of KIPP Knowledge is Power Program Charter Schools in St. Louis, Bob and Maxine are also major donors to the St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis Public School Foundation, St. Louis Public Libraries, Washington University and Saint Louis University. They have also contributed to the Beacon.