Board of Directors

Executive Committee

WAC-STL President Pierce Powers Jr.
  • President Mr. Pierce W. Powers, Jr.
    CEO Powers Insurance
  • Past President Mr. Deepak Kant Vyas
    Chairman & CEO Redberri Global Corporation
  • Executive Vice-President Dr. Joel Glassman
    Director, International Studies and Programs University of Missouri- St. Louis
  • Vice-President At Large Mr. Terry B. Hatfield
    Executive Board Member World Affairs Council of St. Louis
  • Vice-President At Large Mr. James (Jim) Hershey
    Executive Director WISHH Program at the American Soy Bean Association
  • Vice President At Large Dr. Julian Schuster
    Provost, Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer Webster University
  • Vice-President At Large Mr. Lawrence R. Taylor
    President Aziotics L.L.C.
  • Secretary & Treasurer Mr. John Wade CFO (ret.)

    Emeritus Directors

  • Honorable Bruce S. Buckland
    Consulate General Japan Emeritus
  • Mr. Robert A. Fischer
    Emeritus Director World Affairs Council of St. Louis
  • Dr. Neil J. George
    Chancellor Emeritus Webster University
  • Dr. Seung H. Kim
    Director Boeing Institute of Int’l Business, St. Louis University
  • Dr. Sadiq Mohyuddin
    President Mohyuddin Medical Center, Ltd.
  • Dr. David C. Thomas
  • Lt. Colonel Jaime Torres
    Retired USAF
  • Mr. Richard F. Weinstock
    Executive (Retired) The Boeing Company


    Board of Directors

  • Mr. Jim Alexander
    Senior Vice President, Economic Development Saint Louis Regional Chamber
  • Mr. Mark M. Alexander
    Director of Master of Management and Leadership, Fontbonne University
  • Dr. Hadi Alhorr
    Director of the Boeing Institute, Saint Louis University
  • Ms. Crystal Barker
    Associate Relationship Manager, PNC Commercial Banking
  • Gavin R. Bowman
    Senior Director, Novus International, Inc.
  • Mr. Philip DeFord
    Partner DHR International
  • Mr. C. Michael DuBois
    Director, Defense and International Kit Bond Strategies, LLP
  • Mr. P. Roger Ellis, JD
    Dean, Robert W. Plaster School of Business and Entrepreneurship Lindenwood University
  • Mr. Burt Follman
    Executive Vice President Gershman Commercial Real Estate
  • Mr. Al Griffin
    Senior Data Analyst, Rabobank
  • Mr. Matt Harvey
    Office Managing Partner – St. Louis RSM US LLP
  • Mr. Jeffery (JJ) Johnson
    Vice President, Phantom Works Defense, Space, & Security The Boeing Company
  • Ms. Donna B. Kirtian
    Executive Director JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A.
  • Ms. Linda Kurz
    Retired Department of Veteran Affairs and Fellow American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Dr. John A. Lewington
    Retired Dean The John E. Simon School of Business, Maryville University
  • Mr. Julien Marin-Couilloud
    Global Ocean and Parcel Team Leader Emerson
  • Dr. Peter Maher
    Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs International Campuses and Initiatives Webster University
  • Mr. Bradley K. Nowak
    Director, Strategy The Boeing Company
  • Mr. Jeff L. Morris
    General Manager Bunzl International Services, Inc.
  • Mr. Dennis Pruitt Vice President,
    International Business Recruitment Missouri Partnership
  • Dr. Gregory P. Warner
    Retired Executive DuPont Nutrition & Health