Board of Directors

Jason Hall, Chair
Dr. Dedric Carter, Vice Chair
Dr. Jim Baker, Secretary-Treasurer

Mr. Jason Hall
Vice-President of Entrepreneurship & Innovation and General Counsel
St. Louis Regional Chamber

St. Louis, MO

Dr. Dedric Carter
Vice Chancellor for Operations and Technology Transfer
Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

Dr. Jim Baker

Vice President for Research and Economic Development
Missouri State University

Springfield, MO

Delegate for Director of Department of Economic Development
Mr. Robert Dixon
Department of Economic Development

Jefferson City, MO

The Honorable T.J. Berry
Missouri House of Representatives
Kearney, MO

1 Senate Vacancy

Delegate for President of University of Missouri
Dr. Mark McIntosh

Vice President for Research and Economic Development
University of Missouri System

Mr. Garry Kemp
Independence, MO

Mr. Donn Rubin
President & CEO

St. Louis, MO

Mr. Michael J. O'Connell III
St. Louis, MO

Erv Switzer
Partner, Greensfelder Attorneys at Law
St. Louis, MO

Dr. William Weber
Professor of Economics, Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, MO

Lisa Nichols
Chesterfield, MO

Jim Heeter
Kansas City, MO

1 Private Sector Vacancy

Ex-officio members:

Col. Charles A. Williams
Garrison Commander
Fort Leonard Wood

Fort Leonard Wood, MO

Raymond Tait, Ph.D. (RAM Chair)
Vice President for Research
Saint Louis University
St. Louis, MO

Nasser Arshadi, Ph.D. (RAM Treasurer)
Vice Provost for Research
University of Missouri-St. Louis
St. Louis, MO

*The Fort Leonard Wood Garrison Commander and two RAM members were elected by the members to serve in an ex-officio capacity.


RSMo 348.256

Economic Development 

The Missouri Technology Corporation provides leadership and makes strategic investments that help entrepreneurs create and grow technology-based Missouri businesses.  MTC focuses on 21st Century bioscience industries that build on Missouri's rich history in agriculture. 

 The Missouri Technology Corporation advises the department and governor regarding business development opportunities related to new technologies and products. 

Total members: 15 

Appointed members:

Term length:
4 years 

Reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses. 

Member Requirements: 
1 member must be the Director of the Department of Economic Development; 1 must be the President of the University of Missouri; 1 must be a member of the Senate; 1 must be a member of the House; 11 must be appointed by the Governor, 2 from the public sector and 9 from the private sector 

Political Requirements:

Geographic Requirements:

Senate Consent Required: