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TechConnect West Virginia Announces Officers, Board Members

TechConnect West Virginia, a non-profit organization working to advance innovation-based economic development and growth in West Virginia, recently announced its slate of officers and new members to the group’s Board of Directors for the 2020-2021 term. They include:

Chair of the Board: Michele O’Connor, Investment Manager, West Virginia Jobs Investment Trust

Vice Chair: Matt Harbaugh, Co-Founder/Director, Mountain State Capital

Treasurer: Kevin Highlander, Partner, Arnett Carbis Toothman

Secretary: Kelley Goes, Jackson Kelly PLLC

New Board Members:

  • Matthew G. Ballard, West Virginia Regional Technology Park
  • Staci Miller, West Virginia University Industrial Extension
  • John Ramsey, KeyLogic
  • Jeff Tucker, LEIDOS

Michele O’Connor, board chair 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.”

For additional information, contact Michele O’Connor at (304) 288-4279, or visit the website at