University Economic Development Association

UEDA

2022 Summit

October 9 - 12, 2022

SEE YOU IN SAN ANTONIO

Theme: Harnessing Your Region’s Energy
to Accelerate Innovative Futures

 

2022 UEDA Summit Speakers

Brian Austin

Brian Austin

Director of Employer Relations & Applied Learning, Shocker Career Accelerator

Since 2013, Brian has been helping small businesses, non-profits, and larger industry partners connect to Wichita State University students. …

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Dr. Margaret Bacheler

Dr. Margaret Bacheler

Director of Educational Initiatives, Angel Capital Association

Dr. Margaret Bacheler has over twenty two years of experience in adult education and entrepreneurship/investor educational programming…

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Daniel Calto

Daniel Calto

Global Director of Solution Services for Research Intelligence, Elsevier

Daniel Calto is Director of Solution Services for the Research Intelligence group at Elsevier Inc. He currently oversees a global consulting team and works on special projects internationally…

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Brian Darmody

Brian Darmody

Chief Strategy Officer, Association of University Research Parks (AURP)

Brian Darmody serves as Chief Strategy Office for AURP, a global nonprofit building communities of innovation in 42 states sponsored by universities, hospitals, government labs and cities.

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Megan Feeney

Megan Feeney

Director of Industry & Workforce Collaboration WSU Tech, Shocker Career Accelerator

Megan Feeney has served at Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences & Technology (WSU Tech) for 11 years…

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Margo Fliss

Margo Fliss

UEDA Secretary and Manager of Strategic Engagement, University of Alaska Center for Economic Development

Margo leads facilitation, strategic planning, and client services for CED. Previously, she served as CED’s Lead Analyst and worked in the education sector…

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Bernadette Grafton

Bernadette Grafton

Research and National Technical Assistance (RNTA) Program Coordinator and University Center Program Coordinator, U.S. Economic Development Administration

Bernadette Grafton has developed a breadth of experience and expertise across EDA’s programs, systems, and processes….

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Dominique Halaby

Dominique Halaby

UEDA Vice President and Director, Business Innovation Group, Georgia Southern University

Dominique Halaby, D.P.A. is the Director of the Business Innovation Group (BIG) at Georgia Southern University. BIG includes the Center for Business Analytics and…

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Sheila Martin

Sheila Martin

Principal, Triple Helix Partnerships

Sheila has over 30 years of experience analyzing regional economies, developing and implementing technology based economic development strategies, and building collaborative capacity within regions…

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Bijo Mathew

Bijo Mathew

Director, UTSA SBDC Technology Commercialization Center

Bijo Mathew serves as the Founding Director to the Technology Commercialization Center of the South-West Texas Border Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Lead Network at The University of Texas at San Antonio…

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Russell W. Mills, Ph.D.

Russell W. Mills, Ph.D.

UEDA President Elect and Senior Director, Center for Regional Development, Bowling Green State University

Russell W. Mills, Ph.D. is the Senior Director of the Center for Regional Development at Bowling Green State University (BGSU). Dr. Mills leads CRD’s Economic Development…

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John Provo

John Provo

UEDA Past President and Director, Office of Economic Development, Virginia Tech

John Provo is the director of Virginia Tech’s Office of Economic Development. Provo provides leadership for the university in the design and implementation of its economic engagement…

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Rebecca Robinson

Rebecca Robinson

UEDA President and Chief Corporate Engagement & Economic Development Officer, Kansas State University Innovation Partners

Rebecca is the Chief Corporate Engagement & Economic Development Officer at Kansas State University Innovation Partners, where she leads the organization’s corporate engagement…

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Jeff Sachse

Jeff Sachse

Director, Center for Customized Research & Services and Economic Development, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Jeff Sachse serves as the Director of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Center for Customized Research and Services and Economic Development…

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Andy Stoll

Andy Stoll

Senior Program Officer, Entrepreneurship, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Andy Stoll is a senior program officer at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, where he is responsible for the implementation and management of the Foundation’s ecosystem…

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Diane Tinker Hurst

Diane Tinker Hurst

Project Manager Industry Engagement & Applied Learning, Wichita State University

Diane Tinker Hurst is a highly connected, engaged Project Manager in Industry & Defense Programs at Wichita State University, working with Industry Engagement & Applied Learning….

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Ilana Valinsky

Ilana Valinsky

Management and Program Analyst on the Performance, Research, and National Technical Assistance Division (PRNTAD), U.S. Economic Development Administration

Ilana’s portfolio consists of managing research awards and general programmatic support. ….

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Tonya Witherspoon

Tonya Witherspoon

Associate Vice President Industry Engagement and Applied Learning, Wichita State University

Tonya Witherspoon is the Associate Vice President for Applied Learning and Industry Engagement at Wichita State University. Tonya has spent the last twenty years in technology, innovation, and education…

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Marcela (Marce) Andrea Zuchovicki

Marcela (Marce) Andrea Zuchovicki

UEDA Treasurer and President & CEO, Jalima & Associates Strategic Management Solutions

Marce is an experienced business owner with clients ranging from universities, not-for-profit organizations, F2000 companies, government institutions to start-ups…

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Awards of Excellence Presenters

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