WTC-KY Board of Directors

Kevin Atkins
Lexington Fayette Urban County Government
Chief Development Office
Charles Baesler
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
Chair, Immigration Practice Group
Charles is a Member in Stoll Keenon Ogden's Lexington office and has been a member since 1994. He serves as chair of the firm's Immigration Practive Group. He represents clients before various immigration-related government agencies to obtain work visas for engineers, scientists, professors, doctors, business managers and equine workers.  He represents companies based outside of the United States in obtaining investor visa status to facilitate nvestment and transfer of personnel to US markets.

Charles is a Board member of the World Trade Center Kentucky and the Japan America Society of Kentucky. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the Kentucky and American Bar associations. He is the past chair of the Midsouth Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Cynthia Bohn
Member of Executive Committee
Equus Run Vineyards LLC
Robert Brown
Kentucky District Export Council Inc.
Jan de Beer
Frost Brown Todd LLC
Jeanine Duncliffe
Louisville Forward
Director, International Economic Development
Walter Ferrier
University of Kentucky
Professor of Management

Walter “Wally” Ferrier is Professor of Management in the Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky. He received his Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the University of Maryland, an M.A. in International Commerce from the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce at the University of Kentucky, and a B.S. in Economics also from the University of Kentucky. 

Wally has international work experience in Germany as a sales representative for a New Hampshire-based industrial computer terminal manufacturer, in Austria as a market research intern with IBM-Vienna, and in the U.S. with PNC Bank as an international banking officer. He has strategic planning/consulting experience for a variety of manufacturing and service firms, as well as some non-profit organizations.

Terry Gill
Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development
Secretary of Economic Development
Richard Grana
Kentucky District Export Council Inc.
Gina Greathouse
Commerce Lexington Inc.
Exec. Vice President
Mike Guenthner
Member of Executive Committee
Fifth Third Bank
Sr. Vice President
Randy Hart
Superior Battery Manufacturing Company, Inc.
President & CEO
Bob Helton
Morehead Rowan County Economic Development Council
Executive Director
Kevin Heyde
MCM CPAs & Advisors
Lee Lingo
Kentucky Association of Manufacturers
President & CEO
Chip McGaughey
Keeneland, Association
Sales Associate
Jeff McKenzie
Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
John McPhearson
Chairman of the Board
Lectrodryer, LLC
Donna Moloney
Alltech Inc.
Director of Government Relations & Protocol
Roberto Fuentes
Valvoline International, Inc.
Vice President/General Manager
Sherry Mulkins
World Trade Center Kentucky
VP Member Outreach & Development
Peggy Pauley
U.S. Commercial Service, Department of Commerce
Eric Sauvage
Cair of Finance Committee; Member of Executive Committee
LBX Company, LLC
President & CEO
Zachary Scott
Past Chair; Member of Executive Committee
SafeCulture Consulting Group
President & CEO
Jim Seiffert
Stites & Harbison
Jas Sekhon
Amick Real Estate
Daryl Smith
LG&E and KU Energy LLC
Economic Development Project Manager III
Darren Srebnick
World Trade Center Kentucky
Chief Trade Officer
Karen Trial
Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc.
Director Global PC&L
Ed Webb
World Trade Center Kentucky
President & CEO
Chris Wooldridge
Murray State University
KSBDC District Director
Shelley Goodwin
Kentucky Association of Manufacturers
Director of Operations
Jasmin Embers
World Trade Center Kentucky
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Arlene Wilson
City of Georgetown
Adm Asst to the Mayor
Jas Sekhon
Amick Real Estate
Sarah Oliver
Big Ass Fans
International Team
Jasmin Embers
World Trade Center Kentucky
Marketing & Communication Manager
Katherine Berkley
Frost Brown Todd LLC
Ian Mooers
World Trade Center Kentucky
Director of Training

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