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Tim Nowak
Executive Director

World Trade Center

richard fleming


Tim Nowak is currently the Executive Director at St. Louis’ World Trade Center.  WTC combines local experts with government resources to enhance international trade, promote local economic development, and ultimately foster peace and stability through trade.  It also supports St. Louis County by guiding regional businesses to expand into foreign markets, hosting visiting trade delegations to St. Louis, and promoting the region as a place for international trade relations and economic growth.

Mr. Nowak has had extensive international working experience in Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, South America, and Africa. Mr. Nowak has managed and directed international sales organizations in the medical industry including distribution and direct sales strategies. His expertise includes analyzing international markets, determining business models, and executing sales and profit growth plans.

Born and raised in St. Louis, Mr. Nowak holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Marketing and Logistics from the University of Missouri - Columbia and a Master of Business Administration from Webster University.