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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


Eric Sauvage, Chairman

President & CEO
LBX Company LLC

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John McPhearson, Immediate Past Chairman

President & CEO
Lectrodryer, LLC

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Bob Helton

Executive Director
Morehead-Rowan County
Economic Development Council

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Mike Guenthner

Senior Vice President
 Fifth Third Bank, Commercial Banking

Lee ling

Lee Lingo

Executive Director
Kentucky Association of Manufacturers, Inc.

Jeanine Duncliffe

Jeanine Duncliffe

Director, International Economic Development
Louisville Forward

Board Members

Donna B. Moloney

Advisor for Government Initiatives

Gina Hampton Greathouse

Executive Vice President
Economic Development

Karen Trial

Corporate Director PC&L/Import Export

Jan De Beer



Daryl W. Smith

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

Kevin Heyde


Jim Seiffert


Nancy Lusardi

Foreign Trade Zone Specialist

Dr. Will Snell

Department of Agriculture

Peggy Pauley


Kentucky Seal

Larry Hayes

Interim Secretary

Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development

Kevin Atkins

Chief Development Officer


Walter J. Ferrier

Associate Professor

Chip McGaughey

Sales Associate

John Rushing

Director of Sales

Charles Baesler


Tim Hughes 

Senior Trade Advisor

Jas Sekhon | President
Amick Real Estate

Parashar D. Josh

Vice President, Supply Chain & Operations