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TechConnect West Virginia Announces New Officers, Board Member

June 2, 2016

Charleston, W.Va. – TechConnect West Virginia, a non-profit organization working to advance innovation-based economic development and growth in West Virginia, recently announced its new slate of officers and a new member to the group’s Board of Directors for the 2016-2017 term. They include:

Chair of the Board:  Thomas A. Vorbach, Member; Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Vice Chair & Treasurer:  Michele O’Connor, Investment Manager, West Virginia Jobs Investment Trust

Secretary:  Matt Harbaugh, Associate Vice President for Transformation, WVU

New Board Member:  Jamie Cope, Interim Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, RCBI

Anne Barth, executive director for TechConnect, said, “TechConnect’s leadership team and board of directors is comprised of many talented individuals representing a spectrum of professions.  They are dedicated to growing West Virginia’s tech-based economy and we are very appreciative of their efforts and involvement.”