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

 

2019-2020 AURP Board of Directors

Officers

President
Daniel Duncan

Executive Director, Nebraska Innovation Campus Development Corporation

Lincoln, Nebraska

Vice President
Leah Burton

Director of Centennial Campus Partnership Office and Industry Alliances, NC State University

Raleigh, North Carolina

Treasurer
Kenneth Marcus
, MBA

Executive Director, UA Tech Park; Chief Financial Officer, Tech Parks Arizona
Tucson, Arizona

Secretary
Erin Koshut

Executive Director, Cummings Research Park

Huntsville, Alabama

At Large
Chris Carlson

Senior Vice President, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Raleigh, North Carolina

At Large
Mark Romney

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

Immediate Past President
Mason Ailstock

Senior Principal, HR&A Advisors
Atlanta, Georgia

Board of Directors

Jonathan 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

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

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

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

Aaron Miscenich, MBA
Principal, Works Progress Advisory, LLC
New Orleans, Louisiana

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