Who We Are

World Trade Center St. Louis

Board Description:
The World Trade Center’s board provides strategic direction and serves as a catalyst for new ideas in identifying growth opportunities for international business in St. Louis.  The board includes international business leaders and public sector entities directly impacting international trade.

WTCSL Contact:
Tim Nowak
Executive Director
314.615.8151 | e-mail

Andrew Walshaw

Board President
Senior Vice President
Northern Trust

Ron Jones

Board Treasurer
Senior Principal
CLAYCO / Lamar Johnson Collaborative

Will James

Board Secretary
Prin. & Transfer Pricing Lead.

Renee Brummell-Franklin

Dir. of Audience Development
Saint Louis Art Museum

Fred Bartelsmeyer

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Susanne Evens

President & CEO
AAA Translation

Sean Furman

Senior Program Director
VITEK BioMérieux

James Grady

Dir. of Trading Systems & Ctrls.
Edward Jones

Jeffrey Hurst

Dir. of Int'l Strategic Part.
Boeing Def., Space & Security

David LaValle

Senior Vice President & Sr. Partner

Nick Niknejadi

United Technologies

Susan Powers

Chair Emeritus, Sister Cities
Lyon Sister Cities Committee

Cartan Sumner

VP for International Operations
Centene Corporation

Martin S. (Marty) Tendler

Nestle Purina PetCare Company

Dennis Wilmsmeyer

Executive Director
America’s Central Port

Frank Terhorst

Head of Crop Strategy and Portfolio Management
Bayer U.S. LLC

Jim Conway

President & CEO
ACI Plastics