About Us

World Trade Center Indianapolis is the Indiana-based World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) affiliate. The WTCA serves as an international ecosystem of global connections and integrated trade services under the umbrella of a prestigious, worldwide brand. As a WTCA member, World Trade Center Indianapolis is able to offer the Indiana market the resources of this global network to serve as a major catalyst for trade and business development worldwide. Bi-directional, borderless commerce is our goal for Indiana businesses to help drive new opportunities and business growth.

Europe

88 regions

27% of WTCA

South & Central America

42 regions

13% of WTCA

Middle East & Africa

31 regions

10% of WTCA

Asia & the Pacific

96 regions

29% of WTCA

North America

70 regions

21% of WTCA

Why Indiana?

 

The number of Indiana small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) exporting in 2015.

SMEs account for 85% of all Indiana firms exporting, but represent only 17% of the exported value originated from Indiana.

7,076

  • Increase opportunities for Indiana SMEs to take their products global

  • Breakdown barriers to entry into global markets for Indiana SMEs

  • Provide long-term strategies for Indiana SMEs to expand jobs here through organic growth & investment

Indiana is ranked 9th in the United States in per capita exports, at $37.8 billion in 2017.

Indiana also imports $54.5 billlion in goods annually, ranking 11th per capita in the United States.

$37.8 B

  • Canada is the largest importer of Indiana goods, with over 37% of all Indiana exports shipped there

  • Exports from Indiana helped contribute to the $2.33 trillion of U.S. goods and services exports in 2017

Indiana produces more goods per capita than any other U.S. state.

In 2016, Indiana had a total manufacturing output of $98.4 billion, comprising 28.8% of Indiana's gross state product.

1st

  • Indiana's economy relies on manufacturing productivity more than any other U.S. state

  • Indiana's exports lag behind other U.S. states relative to productivity

  • Significant growth opportunity for Indiana firms to expand via trade

Data compiled from:

Indiana Exports, Jobs, & Foreign Investment. Report. United States Department of Commerce. February 2018. https://www.trade.gov/mas/ian/statereports/states/in.pdf.

Leadership

 

Greg connects Indiana leaders with the World Trade Centers Association and manages relationships among strategic partners. He served as Attorney General for State of Indiana from 2009 through 2017 alongside Governors Mitch Daniels and Mike Pence. During his tenure, Greg dutifully served the people of Indiana, focusing on consumer protection, public health, and public safety initiatives. Greg concurrently served as the liaison for the state attorneys general to the United States Trade Representative (USTR). Previously, Greg worked for ten years as an executive assistant to former U.S. Senator and U.S. Vice President Dan Quayle. He has also spent more than a decade in private practice as an attorney. In his practice, Greg led World Trade Center initiatives to import technology for Indiana companies, developed international trade missions for Indiana businesses, and conducted legal work required for international business deals. Greg attended both Purdue University and Indiana University, earning his law degree from IU Maurer School of Law in 1982. Greg and his wife, Kerrie, have three children and reside in Indianapolis.

Chairman of the Board

Greg Zoeller

​Doris Anne manages business strategy and operations for World Trade Center Indianapolis. She has served in numerous public leadership roles in Indiana, including as Deputy State Auditor and Legal Counsel, Chairman of the half-billion-dollar Indiana Deferred Compensation Plan, and Clerk of the Circuit Court of Marion County. Doris Anne also co-founded and led the Feinstein Initiative for the Preservation of the Great American Songbook from 2007 through 2012. She volunteers her time and talents on numerous philanthropic boards throughout the state. Doris Anne graduated from Louisiana State University with a degree in political science before attending the University of Leningrad in St. Petersburg, Russia and Oxford University’s Institute on International and Comparative Law in the United Kingdom. Upon her return to the United States, Doris Anne continued her education, receiving a juris doctorate with a specialization in international law from Rutgers University. Doris Anne and her husband, Tim, live in Indianapolis with their two children.

President & CEO

Doris Anne Sadler

Travis oversees the daily business operations of World Trade Center Indianapolis and manages trade services on behalf of Indiana businesses. He previously served Indiana residents as a program director in the Office of Management and Budget under Governor Mike Pence. With that experience in organizational streamlining, Travis formed his own firm to develop business plans and processes for healthcare facilities around the United States. He also managed a financial trading team within the Asset Management arm of JPMorgan Chase with employees in Mumbai, Bangalore, Philadelphia, and London. Travis has a degree in finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University-Bloomington, with a focus on international business and cultures. Travis currently resides in the historic Fletcher Place neighborhood of Indianapolis.

Vice President of Finance and Operations

Travis Spotts

Cameron Carter works with World Trade Center Indianapolis leadership to plan and execute trade missions, media appearances, and other special projects. A 25-year communications professional and trusted advisor to senior public and private sector leadership, he understands that consistent, spot-on messaging has never been more important. Cameron has served in Washington, DC as communications director for both former U.S. Senator Richard Lugar and former Vice President Dan Quayle. A veteran of several national political campaigns, he founded his own strategic business consulting firm and served as president and CEO of Techpoint after having helped form the statewide technology initiative in 2002. For the past decade, Cameron led economic development and federal lobbying efforts for the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. He earned a bachelor of science in public affairs from Indiana University in 1989. He resides in the Butler-Tarkington neighborhood of Indianapolis.

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Cameron Carter

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