May Scheve Reardon has served as the executive director of the Missouri Lottery since December 2009. As the first woman to hold this position, Reardon brings extensive leadership experience from the financial, nonprofit and government sectors, including serving 12 years as a Missouri state representative.
Reardon previously worked as an assistant vice president at Regions Morgan Keegan, a private wealth management firm in St. Louis, and she was also director of development at the Richard A. Gephardt Institute for Public Service at Washington University in St. Louis. In addition, Reardon taught political science and communications at Webster University from 2005 to 2009.
Reardon has a bachelor’s degree in communications from Saint Louis University and a master’s in communications from Webster University. She currently serves as immediate past president for the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL); is a member of NASPL’s Government Relations and Business Product Development Committees; and serves as secretary and serves on numerous committees of the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL).