Meet our Professional Team

Moving Technology from Minds to Markets

Leadership

Brett Cusker, Col (ret) USAF

Brett Cusker, Col (ret) USAF

Executive Director

Daniel Juliano, PhD

Daniel Juliano, PhD

Associate Director

Austin Leach, PhD, CLP

Austin Leach, PhD, CLP

Associate Director (Interim)

Will Swearingen, PhD

Will Swearingen, PhD

Director, Special Projects and Senior Advisor

DoD Licensing

Gary Bloomer, CLP

Gary Bloomer, CLP

Marti Elder, CLP

Marti Elder, CLP

Quinton King, PhD, CLP

Quinton King, PhD, CLP

Brian Metzger, PhD, CLP

Brian Metzger, PhD, CLP

Darin Oelkers, CLP

Darin Oelkers, CLP

Sean Patten, CLP

Sean Patten, CLP

Software Licensing Lead

Dan Swanson, CLP

Dan Swanson, CLP

Licensing Lead

Micaela Whalen

Micaela Whalen

Joan Wu-Singel, CLP

Joan Wu-Singel, CLP

Chief Technology Scout

Economic Impact Studies

Ray Friesenhahn, CLP

Ray Friesenhahn, CLP

Michael Wallner, PhD

Michael Wallner, PhD

Economic Research Lead

Christie Bell, CLP

Christie Bell, CLP

Juliane Bergmann

Juliane Bergmann

Naomi Engelman

Naomi Engelman

Joe Hutton

Joe Hutton

Jessica Kaplan

Jessica Kaplan

Chris Mehus

Chris Mehus

Ann Peterson

Ann Peterson

Jeff Peterson

Jeff Peterson

Innovation Discovery

Michael Reilly, PhD

Michael Reilly, PhD

Lead Facilitator

Quinton King, PhD, CLP

Quinton King, PhD, CLP

Brian Metzger, PhD, CLP

Brian Metzger, PhD, CLP

Darin Oelkers, CLP

Darin Oelkers, CLP

Operations

Jeanne Wilkinson, CPA

Jeanne Wilkinson, CPA

Fiscal Manager

Chandra Morris, APR

Chandra Morris, APR

Communications Director

Troy Carter

Troy Carter

Multimedia Projects Manager

Allen Jones

Allen Jones

Communications Director, Defense Projects

Lanette Dowd

Lanette Dowd

Administrative Associate

Chris Huvaere

Chris Huvaere

Data Systems Manager

Laci McDowell

Laci McDowell

Digital Marketing Manager

Matt Rognlie

Matt Rognlie

Senior Project Manager

Yvonne Rudman

Yvonne Rudman

Industry Liaison

Bonnie Zulauf

Bonnie Zulauf

Accounting Associate