AURP Leadership

AURP Staff

Chief Executive Officer


Brian Darmody
O: (301) 928-0527
AURP HQ2
Director of Operations


Vickie Palmer
O: (520) 529-2524
AURP Headquarters
Executive Administrator


Diana Horn
O: (520) 529-2521
AURP Headquarters

 

AURP Headquarters
9070 South Rita Road, Suite 1750
Tucson, Arizona 85747

AURP HQ2, Washington DC Area
7761 Diamondback Dr.
College Park, Maryland 20742

 

2021 AURP Board of Directors

Officers

President
Leah Burton

Director of Centennial Campus Partnership Office, NC State University

Raleigh, North Carolina

Vice President
Erin Koshut

Executive Director, Cummings Research Park

Huntsville, Alabama

Treasurer
Scott Levitan

President and CEO, The Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Secretary
Chris Carlson

Senior Vice President, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

Raleigh, North Carolina

At Large
Jeff Johnson

Director, TechCenter Research Park, Virginia Tech
Newport News, Virginia

At Large
Mark Romney

Chief Strategy Officer, Aggie Square - University of California, Davis
Sacramento, California

Immediate Past President
Daniel Duncan

Executive Director, Nebraska Innovation Campus Development Corporation
Lincoln, Nebraska

Board of Directors

Jonathon Bates
Executive Director, Real Estate Administration & Research Park, University of Utah Research Park
Salt Lake City, Utah

Dwaine Chapel
Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director, Growth Partnership and Research Park, South Dakota State University
Brookings, South Dakota

Laura Frerichs
Director, University of Illinois Research Park and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Economic Development
Champaign, Illinois

Will Germain
Senior Investment Officer, Research and Innovation, Ventas
Chicago, Illinois

Greg King, CEcD
Associate Vice President for Economic Development, Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia

Julie Lenzer
Chief Innovation Officer; Director, UM Ventures, The University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland

Allison Madden, MBA
Director of Research Foundation Operations, University of South Florida Research Park
Tampa, Florida

Ken Marcus
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Tech Parks Arizona
Tucson, Arizona

Martha Schoonmaker, CEcD
Executive Director of Pinkney Innovation Complex for Science and Technology (PIC MC)
Germantown, Maryland

Larry Shaw
Chief Executive Officer, Knowledge Park, Inc. & Ignite Fredericton
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

Jeff Smith
Director, University Corporate Research Foundation, Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan