Linda Mysliwy Conlin
As president, Linda Mysliwy Conlin oversees the day-to-day operation and program
development of the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia (WTCGP). In this
capacity, she is responsible for establishing and executing key goals,
objectives and strategies for the WTCGP. A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization,
the WTCGP provides a world-class portfolio of international trade services and
key global connections to help the region’s companies succeed in global markets,
expanding the economic growth of the region as a whole. A member of the World
Trade Centers Association, the WTCGP connects businesses in the Greater
Philadelphia Region to over 750,000 world trade center members in 96 countries.
Ms. Conlin most recently
served as vice chair and a member of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import
Bank of the United States where she led efforts to expand financing to U.S.
exporters, including small and medium-sized businesses, predominantly in
emerging markets, through direct loan, loan guarantee, and export credit
insurance programs. With over 25 years experience in international trade, trade
finance and public policy, Ms. Conlin’s career includes serving as assistant
secretary for trade development with the U.S. Department of Commerce and as
executive director in New Jersey’s Commerce and Economic Growth Commission from
1994 to 1999. She also held positions at the U.S. Travel and Tourism
Administration, the U.S. Department of State, and the U.S. Information Agency.
A graduate of the University of Massachusetts with
a Bachelor of Arts Degree in French and Russian studies, Ms. Conlin began her
earlier career owning and operating a successful small family business in