COVID-19 Resources ▸▸

Turning Innovation Into Enterprise


About TechConnectWV


Executive Committee

Chair: Michele O’Connor, Senior Investment Manager, West Virginia Jobs Investment Trust

Vice ChairMatt Harbaugh, Managing Director, Mountain State Capital

Treasurer: Kevin Highlander, Partner, Baker Tilly, LLP

Secretary:  Kelley M. Goes, Member, Jackson Kelly PLLC

Kevin DiGregorio, Ph.D., Executive Director, Chemical Alliance Zone

Greg Henthorn, Executive Vice President, Flat Rock Energy

Mary Hunt, Founding Member, TechConnect West Virginia

Russ Lorince, Founding Member, TechConnect West Virginia

John Maher, Ph.D., Vice President for Research, Marshall University; Executive Director, Marshall University Research Corporation

Bruce Mutter, Founder & CEO, Center for Applied Research & Technology

Tom Vorbach, Member, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Board Members

Matt Ballard, Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director, WV Regional Technology Park

Arria Hines, President & CEO, Allegheny Science & Technology

Staci Miller, Director of Operations, WVU Industrial Extension/MEP

Virginia Painter, Senior Vice President for Communications and Marketing, Marshall University

John Ramsey, Vice President of Energy Programs, KeyLogic Systems

Scott Rotruck, Vice President, Vertx Partners, LLC

Derek Scarbro, Director, Appalachian Hatchery & Business Development at the Robert C. Byrd Institute at Marshall University

Jeffrey Tucker, Principal Systems Engineer, Leidos

Frank Vitale, President and CEO, Forge Business Solutions

Robert Wentz, Managing Partner, Stonewall Capital