Victoria Nwasike, JD, MPP – has over 10 years Economic Development and International Business Development experience and specializes in the areas of general and international business expansion and economic development. Victoria is Founder & President of Goldencrest Global. She previously served as the Manager of International Business Development for the Iowa Economic Development Authority and was responsible for spearheading the state’s foreign direct investment initiatives, advancing Iowa’s favorable business climate internationally to attract capital investment, and managing foreign direct investment projects. She has worked with government officials and business leaders in Japan, South Korea, Copenhagen, Germany, France, Belgium, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, India, Japan, and China.
Victoria serves as a Commissioner on the Charlotte Mecklenburg Planning Commission (Immediate Past Vice Chair) and the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization and her expertise on local planning and transportation has been featured in numerous publications throughout the Charlotte region. Victoria also serves as an Executive Board Member for the Carolina World Trade Association and member of the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance.
Victoria was an Adjunct Professor for Drake University Law School teaching Conflict of Laws and the College of Business and Public Administration at Drake University, teaching International Law. Prior to working in the area of international economic development, she practiced law with the Davis Brown Law Firm in Des Moines, IA., in the firm’s Litigation and International Law divisions.