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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: 

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

Mr. Jason Hall
CEO & Co-Founder
Arch to Park LLC
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

The Honorable Dan Hegeman
Missouri Senate
Cosby, MO 

Delegate for President of University of Missouri
Dr. Mark McIntosh

Vice President for Research and Economic Development
University of Missouri System
Columbia, MO

Mr. Garry Kemp
Independence, MO

Dan Cobb
Serial Entrepreneur
Springfield, MO

Lisa Nichols
Technology Partners

Chesterfield, MO

Mr. Donn Rubin

President & CEO

St. Louis, MO

Erv Switzer
Greensfelder Attorneys at Law
St. Louis, MO

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

Mr. Michael J. O'Connell III

St. Louis, MO

Jim Heeter
Kansas City, MO