Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Partnerships and Technology Transfer

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Staff Directory

Executive and Specialty

Manager
James Roberto Associate Lab Director, Science & Technology Partnerships (865) 574-4750
Staff Members
Bert Callahan Information Systems (865) 241-2355
Teresa Snow Executive Assistant - Partnerships (865) 574-0553

Finance and Administration

Manager
Christy Griffith Business Manager (865) 574-4495
Staff Members
Teresa Cochran Quality Systems (865) 241-9670
Susan Collins Licensing Accounting Administration (865) 241-2353
Carolyn Walls Patent & Legal Finance (865) 574-5401

Industrial and Economic Development Partnerships

Manager
Tom Rogers Director, Industrial and Economic Development Partnerships (865) 241-2149 bio
Staff Members
Tammy Barnhart Industrial and Economic Development Support (865) 576-9294
Jeff Cornett Manager, Economic Development (865) 241-3807 bio
Daniel Miller Industrial and Economic Development Associate (865) 574-3640 bio

Intellectual Property

Manager
Jud Hightower IP Managing Attorney (865) 576-3767
Staff Members
Colin Cini Patent Agent (865) 574-4179
Marc Filigenzi IP Attorney (865) 576-6883
Edna Gergel Patent Agent (865) 574-0393
Joe Marasco Senior Patent Agent (865) 574-4178
Gwen Scudder Administrative Specialist– IP Legal (865) 574-2219
Karen Vance Paralegal (865) 576-3765
Elizabeth Warfield Paralegal (865) 576-0321

Tech Transfer

Manager
Mike Paulus Director, Technology Transfer (865) 574-1051 bio
Staff Members
Robert Scott Administrative Assistant - Technology Transfer (865) 241-2356

Licensing

Manager
Jennifer Caldwell Group Leader-Technology Licensing (865) 574-4180 bio
Staff Members
Alex DeTrana Senior Commercialization Manager (865) 576-9682 bio
Jan Palmer Tech Transfer Specialist (NDAs and MTAs) (865) 241-7387
Carol Rader Technology Commercialization Specialist (865) 241-0898
David Sims Commercialization Manager (865) 241-3808 bio
Renae Speck Senior Commercialization Manager (865) 576-4680 bio
Doug Speight Senior Commercialization Manager (865) 241-6564 bio

Sponsored Research

Manager
Mark Reeves Group Leader-Sponsored Research (865) 576-2577 bio
Staff Members
Angie Brock Administrative Assistant - CRADA and WFO Team (865) 241-3795
Lisa Brown Joint Faculty Program Manager (865) 576-8600
Jennifer Carpenter Sponsored Research Manager (865) 574-6605 bio
Frank Damiano CRADA and WFO Team Lead (865) 576-2967 bio
Cindy Kendrick Sponsored Research Manager (865) 241-6584 bio