St. Louis, Missouri
Jean-Paul Montupet, a retired executive from Emerson Electric, serves on several corporate boards and is an adviser to a private equity company. He is vice chairman of the International Churchill Society and has served on the boards of several nonprofit organizations over the years. He was elected to the board of directors of the Garden Conservancy in September 2021. Jean-Paul and his wife, Isabelle, moved from Paris to Phoenix, AZ, in 1982. They later lived in Newport Beach, CA, and have been in St. Louis since 1990. They now spend their time between St. Louis and Sun Valley, ID. They recently moved out of a house in St. Louis where they had developed an extensive garden over 27 years. They are now focusing on their Sun Valley garden, which is partly contemporary, partly natural.