Annette Mandel is a member of the Missouri Bar and a 1978 graduate of Washington University School of Law. She received a B.A. from Knox College and also attended Northwestern University. She served as Creve Coeur Mayor from 1997 to 2003 and has a wide range of experience working in a variety companies, including a public relations firm, the Urban Land Institute, the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, and the Pacific Urban Studies and Planning Program.
Annette has served on various boards and commissions. She has also published legal articles on land use and zoning.