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Board of Directors

The executives that serve on the World Trade Center Kentucky Board of Director’s are some of Kentucky's most prominent and admired international trade professionals. They are a mixture of manufacturers, logistics providers, trade compliance and finance specialists. We are proud of our Board and value the support and experience that each member brings daily to the Trade Center.

Executive Board


Parashar Joshi

Board Chair

Chief Operating Officer


Robert Brown

Nominating Committee Chair & Board Secretary

Chair, Advisory Board
 National Association of District Export Councils

Stephen Marks

Stephen P. Marks

Membership Committee Chair

Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain
D.D. Williamson


Walter Ferrier

Education Committee Chair

Professor & Chair
Department of Management, Gatton College of Business, UK

Tim HUghes

Tim Hughes

Trade Mission Committee Chair

Senior Trade Advisor
KY Department of Agriculture


Omar Ayyash

President & CEO
World Trade Center Kentucky

Board Members

Dan Haney

Vice President, Operations

Gina Hampton Greathouse

Executive Vice President

Mike Guenthner

SVP, Senior Commercial Banker

Eric Sauvage

President & CEO

Katherine Berkley

Attorney At Law


Daryl W. Smith

M.S., CEcD
Economic Development Project Manager III
& Major Accounts

John Rushing

Director of Sales

Karen Trial

Corporate Director PC&L/Import Export

Chip McGaughey

Sales Associate

Peggy Pauley 



Scott Broughton

Director of Manufacturing Engagement, Office of Research & Innovation

Charles Baesler


Nancy Lusardi

Foreign Trade Zone Specialist

Dr. Will Snell

Ag Economist, Trade Specialist
College of Agriculture, Food & Environment




Jas Sekhon

Amick Real Estate


Mary E. NeCamp

Program Manager, State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) Director, Entrepreneurship & Small Business Innovation - KY Innovation


Frank Jemley

President & CEO


Bob Helton

Development Specialist


Anthony Aloise

Executive Director Sourcing - Refrigeration

Joseph B. O'Nan III

Chief Financial Officer