Meet our Staff

President/CEO

Joe Meredith, Ph.D.

President/CEO


540-961-3600, ext. 2103

  • Corporate management
  • General VTCRC information
  • Leasing suites to new tenants

EMAIL JOE

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Joined the VTCRC team in February 1993

Chief Operating Officer

Dawn Myers, CPM

Chief Operating Officer


540-961-3600, ext. 2101

  • Capital Projects
  • JumpStart Program
  • Facilities Management
  • Construction Management
  • Infrastructure Services
  • Information Technology System
  • Communications and Marketing Management
  • Park Services
  • Operations Management
  • Administrative Operations

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Joined the VTCRC team in January 2003

Operations: Engineer

Clayton C. Hodges, Ph.D., P.E.

Engineer


540-961-3600, ext. 2124

  • Engineering services

EMAIL CLAY

Operations: Administration

Pat Morris

Real Estate Manager


540-961-3600, ext. 2123

  • Lease negotiation
  • Lease contracting
  • Property management
  • Contract management
  • Real estate financial reviews
  • JumpStart program coordination

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Joined the VTCRC team in October 2014

Jessica Scott

Contracts Administrator


540-961-3600, ext. 2108

  • Lease administration
  • Property and casualty insurance
  • Contract administration
  • RFP administration
  • Notary services

EMAIL JESSICA

Joined the VTCRC team in June 2006

Christine Spalding

Administrative Assistant


540-961-3600

  • Accounting assistance
  • Administrative support
  • Calendar scheduling
  • Event assistance
  • Hokie Passport coordination
  • Jumpstart assistance
  • Key issuance
  • Notary services
  • Tenant relations

EMAIL CHRISTINE

Joined the VTKW team in December 2010

Operations: Marketing

Melissa Vidmar

Business Development and Communications Manager


540-961-3600, ext. 2110

  • Marketing and communications
  • Branding
  • Tenant relationships
  • Website and social media management
  • Sponsorships and affiliates program management
  • Publications
  • Event and Program Management
  • Coordinator for VTCRC Board of Directors

EMAIL MELISSA

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Joined the VTCRC team in February 2013

Mary Heavener

Event Coordinator and Tenant Liaison


540-961-3600, ext. 2107

  • Administrative support
  • Event / program coordination
  • Tenant relations
  • Recreation reservation coordination
  • Conference room coordination
  • Sports leagues

EMAIL MARY

Joined the VTCRC team in March 2015

Operations: Project Management

Kathleen F. Rhoads M.B.A.

Project Manager


540-961-3600, ext. 2122

  • Construction/renovation project management
  • Corporate systems
  • Data service liaison
  • Special projects
  • Information technology

EMAIL KATHLEEN

Joined the VTCRC team in January 2012

Operations: Facilities

Eddie Williams

Building and Grounds Superintendent


540-961-3600, ext. 2104

  • Construction management
  • Electrical
  • General repairs management
  • Janitorial management
  • Contractor management
  • Facilities management
  • HVAC
  • Plumbing

EMAIL EDDIE

Joined the VTCRC team in August 2014

Stephen Reeves

General Services Coordinator


540-961-3600, ext. 2111

  • Available suites management
  • Floor and building plans
  • Keys and hardware
  • Electricity metering
  • Card reader systems
  • Mechanical/HVAC coordination
  • Notary services

EMAIL STEPHEN

Joined the VTCRC team in March 2013

Chris Ribbe

Facilities and Operations Coordinator


540-961-3600, ext. 2109

  • Sprinkler inspections
  • Fire alarm inspections
  • Building maintenance

EMAIL CHRIS

Joined the VTCRC team in March 2018

Jenna Stevens

Operations Administrative Coordinator


540-961-3600, ext. 2135

  • Administrative support
  • Janitorial administration
  • Recycling/dumpster coordination
  • Calendar scheduling
  • Notary services 
  • Records management coordination
  • Vending service coordination
  • Park-wide phone coordination
  • Facilities assistance

EMAIL JENNA

Joined the VTCRC team in July 2014

Accounting

Terri D. Harris, CPA

Director of Accounting and Financial Reporting


540-961-3600, ext. 2102

  • Financial planning and reporting
  • Secretary-Treasurer

EMAIL TERRI

Joined the VTCRC team in November 2013

Tina McMahan

Accountant


540-961-3600, ext. 2105

  • Rent and data billing
  • Vendor payments
  • Automatic payment drafts

EMAIL TINA

Joined the VTCRC team in January 2013

Tech Center: Newport News, VA

Jeff Johnson

Director


540-443-9282

EMAIL JEFF

Joined the VTCRC team in January 2014

Kelli Jones

Administrative and Event Coordinator


540-443-9282

Tech Center Research Park in Newport News, VA

EMAIL KELLI

Joined the VTCRC team in January 2018

VT KnowledgeWorks

Jim Flowers

Executive Director of VT KnowledgeWorks


540-443-9100, ext. 1

  • Technology Transfer
  • Entrepreneurial Start-ups
  • Presidents' Council

EMAIL JIM

Joined the VTKW team in April 2004

Lindsey Eversole

Global Partnership Program Manager


540-808-3109

  • Global Partnership management 
  • Global Entrepreneur Challenge event planning and program development
  • Annual Global roundtable coordination 
  • Communication, marketing, and fundraising management 

EMAIL LINDSEY