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Midwest Cargo Hub Commission Calendar Year 2021 Board of Directors Roster

Board Description:

Global relevance requires global reach that efficiently connects people and goods to international markets. The Midwest Cargo Hub Commission (MCHC) works with economic development organizations, regional airport officials, transportation and logistics providers, air carriers, and export cargo carriers to increase St. Louis’ international passenger and cargo connectivity through the International Freight Hub Initiative and the International Travel Marketing Initiative.


Karen Gentles


Dan Mehan

Board Chairman
President & CEO
Missouri Chamber of Commerce

Ed Monser

Board Vice Chair
Emerson Corporation

Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge

Board Vice Chair
Director Lambert St. Louis International Airport Airport Administration Office

Hung-Gay Fung, Ph.D.

University of Missouri St. Louis Representing St. Louis County

Jim Alexander

Sr. Vice President of Business Attraction

Rodney Crim

CEO & President
St. Louis Economic Development Partnership

Tim Nowak

Executive Director
World Trade Center

Michelle Kratzer (Teel)

Missouri Department of Transportation

Scott Drachnik

Executive Director
EDC Business & Community Partners
St. Charles County

Tom Irwin

Non-Voting Advisor
Executive Director
Civic Progress