Subash Alias is CEO at Missouri Partnership and has been with the organization since April 2011. He is actively engaged in marketing the state to companies that are considering relocating or investing new operations in Missouri. His expertise crosses all sectors including aerospace and defense, automotive, advanced manufacturing, and financial and professional services. Some of his recent wins are LMV Automotive Systems (Magna International), Janesville Acoustics/Jason Incorporated, Hartman US, Fargo Assembly of PA, Menards, Inc. and Square, Inc.
Before joining Missouri Partnership, Subash worked for the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA), an affiliate of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development. At the PRA he was engaged in business attraction, expansion and retention efforts for the greater Pittsburgh region as well as leading the PRA’s Pittsburgh Impact Initiative – an existing business outreach program.
Prior to working and living in Pittsburgh, Subash spent nine years in a similar role with the St. Louis Regional Chamber & Growth Association. In addition to attraction/expansion/retention activities, he was involved with the region’s development and enhancement of the advanced manufacturing and transportation/distribution industry clusters.
In 1994 he earned his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa and received his MBA from the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri in 2002. Subash was born in Kerala, India but was raised in Missouri. He and his wife, Kathy, have been married since 1998 and live in suburban St. Louis.